Life and Mission Podcast
Find your voice. Tell your story. Change the world.
The Power of Parables in Nonprofit Storytelling
Parables have a way of getting around our defenses, short-circuiting our stereotypes, and making us think in new ways. In this episode, we’re looking at the role of parables in Jesus’ ministry, and how you can use stories to break through walls in your nonprofit’s messaging.
Plan your storytelling. Get more funding.
Hit-or-miss fundraising leads to hit-or-miss funding for your mission.
That’s why I designed the Mission Writers Story Calendar specifically for missions and small ministries to plan ahead and stay on track.
Get access to my free Mission Writers Story Calendar and video training today!
What to do When the Stories Aren’t Pretty
Sometimes things don’t turn out the way we planned. When that happens, use the opportunity to invite donors to have a closer look at the important work you do.
How Introverts Can Navigate Events
Insights on how introverts and event planners can do in-person events better.
Using Stories to Connect: Mary Valloni interviews Kay Helm
The tables are turned as fundraising expert Mary Valloni interviews Kay about using stories to connect with donors.
Help Donors Catch Your Stories
Your donors are busy. They’re tired. They make decisions all day in a world where everyone is clamoring for attention. Here’s a simple way to help them “catch” your stories.
Adjust Your Messaging to Fit Your Donor’s Journey
Our stories have the power to move supporters along on a journey: introducing them to a problem, dispelling myths, offering hope, introducing them to our organization, showing them how we solve the problem, building trust, and inviting them to take action.
Joyful Copy: Interview with Joy Capps
Joy Capps helps entrepreneurs and business owners create ethical copy & use values-based business coaching to connect with customers authentically. We chatted about her new book, Joyful Copy–How to Show Up in the Marketplace Ethically and Authentically.
Get tips for using stories in your fundraising.
Life & Mission is a podcast with a new show every other week. It’s a mixed format of interviews and solo programs with your host, Kay Helm. I’m a writer & fundraising coach, so most episodes now focus on how you can incorporate storytelling into your fundraising efforts.
Mission Writers helps you develop and practice essential storytelling skills to help increase funding for your mission.