Exhausted after days of furlough travel, you fetch your clipboard with the handwritten email addresses of a dozen new prayer partners. Somewhat settled in your temporary home, you’ll do two things with that clipboard. First, you’ll add those email addresses as subscribers to your MailChimp list. Second, you’ll send individual welcome emails personally thanking each one of them for joining your […]
As a homeschooling mom, I’m always looking out for resources that will help me save money on educational items, help my kids, and help me to better teach my kids. Here are a few of my favorites: Worldwide Resources The following websites can be useful anywhere in the world that internet access is available.
This young mom was well prepared…or so I thought. I had a blue plastic bin overflowing with toys and books, and we had plenty of snacks and drinks. We were ready for the loooong trip to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. After being on the road for a little bit, I reached in the bin and […]
Murphy the Missionary has been raising support for eight months, and tonight begins his email nightmare. He never saw it coming. He claims his signup sheet from the display table and keys the legible addresses into his laptop. Sure, he’s mistyped some addresses before, but tonight’s typo starts his first email headache. Instead of firstname.lastname@example.org, […]
“Steve, I’m not sure if I’d really use an iPad if we got it.” “Well, Lana, if you don’t use it, it will become mine. I’m sure I’ll use it!” That was the conversation several years ago. Hard to believe I thought I wouldn’t use the iPad that much. Guess what? Steve never got the […]
Video Transcript – Introduction Hi I’m Steve Dwire, Founder of Edify Hub. On today’s Video Tip, I want to show you a sneak preview of the Edify Hub ministry website builder. On November 24, we just launched the pilot program for the Edify Hub ministry website builder tool. We have a select number of missionaries […]
Video Transcript – Introduction In the last couple of video tips, I showed you how you can share a video update with your prayer supporters through Google Drive. Now Google Drive does have its limitations. For one thing, there’s a limited amount of space that it gives you. For another, one day you’re going to want […]
Missionaries, I’m sure you already know why to write. Obviously, you wouldn’t send letters if you didn’t have a reason, but when did you last think about that reason? If you eventually get that letter or email out, does why you write really matter? Benefits of Understanding Your Why Before we dig into why you […]
As I boarded Delta flight 1294 to Atlanta last week, a pleasant couple had a near melt-down in the row in front of me. The standard departure announcements were made, and suddenly the young lady was sobbing audibly. When her husband dutifully asked "What's wrong?", she followed with an expected, "Nothing." You can imagine what followed. ... I was reminded that travel is stressful. My heart went out to missionaries.