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Quantifying Love for Your Neighbor

Not infrequently, nonprofits looking for support from large donors fail to motivate people to give what they'd initially hoped. That is because charities don’t speak the outcome-based language donors want. People who give want to know how the money is spent, how many were helped and in what ways. Since 2010, the organization DurhamCares has pursued Jesus’ Great Commandment by both linking charities with sophisticated volunteers and teaching nonprofits how to tell donors about the good they do. In "Love your neighbor," an article for Faith & Leadership, an online publication of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity School, Bob Wells explores the good works of DurhamCares and the motivations of its evangelical co-founder, Henry Kaestner, who is also co-founder of the business telecommunications company Bandwidth.com.

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Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Art and Music Helping To Survive The Worst

“How do we survive when the worst happens? What are the mechanisms?” For Joe Carter, one answer was in spirituals —...

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