Tag Archives: Transactional

Why Shane Claiborne’s Idea of Being “Long Gone” is the Wrong Kind of Holiday Mischief

One of my new year’s resolutions for 2011 is to try hard to agree with Shane Claiborne and Christianity Today’s Mark Galli at least one time apiece. But it is still 2010. Shane’s A Season for Mischief and Conspiracy: A … Continue reading

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Traditional Fundraising vs. Transformational Giving, Part III: The Distinguishing Characteristic is Morality

What is the distinguishing characteristic of Transformational Giving (TG)? Like the smell of burnt gunpowder following the firing of a rifle, what is the sign that TG has definitely occurred? What is its unique signature that cannot be replicated by … Continue reading

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Traditional Fundraising vs. Transformational Giving, Part II: Why Traditional Fundraising is so Appealing

What makes traditional transactional fundraising (ttf) so appealing when compared to Transformational Giving (TG)? I mean, the very premise of TG–that “followers become something different than they were before the encounter”–is so much more appealing and ennobling on the face … Continue reading

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