• What These Famous Movies Taught Me About Christmas

    What do The Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, and Harry Potter have in common with Christmas? read more
    Categories: Christmas
  • How to Have a Fruitful Year-End Giving Season

    With fundraising season just around the corner, it can be hard to come up with ideas that are fresh and exciting. To help you brainstorm, here are some creative alternatives to the run-of-the-mill campaign that not only raise money but also build community. read more
    Categories: Charities, Giving
  • Most Canadian Charities Don't Know This Fact

    Spring cleaning is one of the most dreaded times of the year for many people. In fact, 34% would rather run a mile, 31% would rather read Moby Dick, and 22% would rather get a bad haircut than do spring cleaning. Why are we talking about this when spring feels so far away? read more
    Categories: Charities, Data Storage
  • Five Tips on Building a Strong Community

    You may not know who Tracey Crouch is, but she is the first person to do something that is a sign of our times. She is the world’s first Minister for Loneliness. According to a recent report by the Jo Cox Foundation, more than 9 million people in Britain (14% of the population) often or always feel lonely, costing U.K. employers up to $3.5 billion annually. read more
    Categories: Pastoral Care, Planning, Small Groups, Structure
  • To Do or Not to Do: In-Person Children’s Programs

    For churches who have decided that it is time to have in-person worship services again, one of the most important questions to ask next is whether they should also have in-person children’s programs. read more
    Categories: Child Protection, Planning
  • So You're Canadian, Eh?

    Fifteen years ago, women lived in Juicy velour tracksuits and Baby-G watches. Men sported bleached tips and cargo pants. Tuesday and Wednesday evenings were reserved for “American Idol”. During commercial breaks, people might remember to check out the biggest social networking platform of the time—Myspace. Facebook was just a weird fad for college students to “poke” one another. A small video sharing website called “YouTube” was created. And Blockbuster was still alive and well. read more
    Categories: Data Storage, Sunergo