Ten Steps In A Building Process

Ten Steps In A Building Process

Are you thinking about the possibility of a significant building project for your congregation or non-profit? Just the thought of such a project can seem undaunting… and full of questions. What is the proper sequence of planning steps? Is the donor community...
With Gratitude

With Gratitude

As our team creates the space this week for gratitude, we wanted to take a moment to say thank you. At The James Company, we get the opportunity to work with a wide array of incredible leaders. They come from all types of congregations, nonprofits, schools, and...
Truth or Myth? Part 2

Truth or Myth? Part 2

In our last post, we started a list of myths that are often associated with capital campaigns. Let’s continue with some other classic myths that get passed around. Truth or Myth – A wealthy Board is Needed for a Successful Capital Campaign MYTH. It is oftentimes the...
Truth or Myth?

Truth or Myth?

You might be considering whether or not to launch a capital campaign. In the world of capital campaigns myths often shroud the truth, creating unnecessary misconceptions. In spite of the turbulent start to the early 2020’s, our experience shows that not only are...
Where do you go……?

Where do you go……?

Where do you go to get information and resources for your Stewardship ministry in your congregation or your non-profit organization? How do you organize and implement your Stewardship plan? Where do you go to get your questions answered? How do you get new and...
Why Having an Endowment Fund is Important

Why Having an Endowment Fund is Important

As we enter the fourth quarter of 2023, the topic of year-end legacy giving arises. Legacy giving, in turn, leads to the importance of endowment funds as an important piece of a long-range planning strategy for every church and non-profit. Every person who displays a...
In Gratitude for Leaders and Volunteers

In Gratitude for Leaders and Volunteers

It’s that time! The program year is upon us and it will take dedicated leaders and volunteers to make it all happen. Recruiting leadership and volunteers can be daunting. To be sure, recruiting is one thing…but keeping them is another thing! Keeping leaders and...
Hospitality/Welcome

Hospitality/Welcome

I recently had the opportunity to travel for several days, going through five states, and staying in a few different hotels, experiencing a variety of restaurants. We also took a several tours and visited many local historical sites and venues. What struck me most was...