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Support raising for a 'background' role?

By Jo Arkell | 6 November 2020 | Comments (4)

“When you work in accounts or IT, you can’t really raise support very well. People want to give to those on the frontline of mission and if you’re in a third world country, all the better.”

If you’ve been familiar with support raising for any length of time, you will have heard this sentiment before. Maybe this is you? If you work for a charity doing evangelism or prison work or youth work you find that everyone wants to give to the worker on the coal face, but because you work in HR it’s so much harder to find supporters.

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Withdrawing Funds From Your Individual Recipient Account

By Jo Arkell | 6 July 2020

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If you have a Stewardship Individual Recipient Account, did you know you can withdraw funds at any time?

If you have received an invitation email to update your account it only takes a few moments to do so. It’s so much clearer and easier to use. You can see your support raising target and your ministry expenses, so you know how much close relatives can give. You can also change the week you receive your scheduled payments from Stewardship.

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I have to raise my own salary?!

By Jo Arkell | 3 July 2020 | Comments (4)

I have to raise my own salary?? I don’t think so…

I remember the feeling well. I was 21, had decided I wanted to work for Agape and was off to the head office in Birmingham to hear more. I loved the vision: helping students explore and find faith. I was inspired by the staff; determined to share the gospel with a ‘why wouldn’t you?’ attitude. And I was full of hope that God was going to use me.

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What Just Happened??

By Jo Arkell | 3 April 2020 | Comments (2)

Every area of life is different to how it was a month ago. Despite there being many difficult things to come to terms with – I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to hear some positives from people. The BBC reported a few weeks ago that there has been a dramatic decline in pollution levels over China, for instance.

But what is the biggest change for the Christian world? And what is our opportunity to turn this for good?

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