Meet Our 2018 MK Scholarship Recipient

10 months ago News 1min read

MK Alumni Visual Communications Scholarship Each year, in cooperation with ISMK, we award a $1,000 scholarship to an AG MK studying in fields such as graphic design, mass media, or film. This year we’re happy to announce our winner. And…

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Aaron Van Gorp
Managing Director at Commission Creative. I was an MK to Belgium in the late 90s, so I'm always craving frites, Liége waffles, and dark chocolate while watching fûtbol.
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Why a Domain Name is a MUST for Missionaries

1 year ago Fundraising Tools 3min read

A domain name should be one of the first purchases you make when you’re beginning your fundraising process. When we started our company (formerly Missions Linked) in 2003, buying MissionsLinked.com was one of the first things we did. When we…

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Aaron Van Gorp
Managing Director at Commission Creative. I was an MK to Belgium in the late 90s, so I'm always craving frites, Liége waffles, and dark chocolate while watching fûtbol.
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MailChimp Subscribe: A Mobile Email Collector

1 year ago Fundraising Tools and Donor Relations 2min read

One question that came up recently from one of our customers was: Do you know of any easy way to capture email addresses or have people subscribe to our newsletter when we talk to them after services? When they write…

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Aaron Van Gorp
Managing Director at Commission Creative. I was an MK to Belgium in the late 90s, so I'm always craving frites, Liége waffles, and dark chocolate while watching fûtbol.
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5 Typeface Faux Pas

1 year ago Design Tips 1min read

When creating a presentation for a church, working on your newsletter, or typing a letter to a pastor, it’s probably your habit to use some of the all-familiar, pre-installed fonts on your computer. Typefaces such as Arial, Times Roman, and…

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5 Ways to Use MailChimp for Better, More Personalized Newsletters

1 year ago Fundraising Tools 9min read

For most people serving overseas, MailChimp is the most common method of sending newsletters to keep in contact with everybody back home. Sure, we all wish we had the time to write each donor and supporter individually every month but…

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GoYeThere Podcast - Episode 2

1 year ago News and Design Tips < 1min read

Jason and I had the privilege of being on a segment of the GoYeThere podcast, a weekly podcast specifically for missionaries hosted by Leland Johnson. Listen to the episode below. Thanks to Leeland for having us on and for publishing…

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Aaron Van Gorp
Managing Director at Commission Creative. I was an MK to Belgium in the late 90s, so I'm always craving frites, Liége waffles, and dark chocolate while watching fûtbol.
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Building Relationships with Your Donors

1 year ago Donor Relations 5min read

Contained in the poem, Judge Softly, by Mary T Lathrap, is the familiar phrase, “Take the time to walk a mile in his moccasins.” It is a poem about knowing and understanding a person by experiencing what they have experienced.…

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Dennis Tanner
Dennis Tanner began ministry as an associate pastor in the Assemblies of God in 1974 and became a senior pastor in 1976. Tanner is a 35-year veteran of cross-cultural ministry having begun missionary work with the Assemblies of God in 1982. He served in Zaire in the Democratic Republic of…
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You Do Not Have Because You Do Not Ask

1 year ago Fundraising Tools and Donor Relations 4min read

We knew in returning to the Arab World that we would need to open a business to maintain our visas in the country. After much prayer and discussion with our leadership, a business plan was created and adopted. Our supporters…

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Eva Bridges
Eva has served for a dozen years in the Arab World in four different countries. She and her husband serve with Live Dead Arab World sharing the gospel with Arab Muslims. She loves Jesus, Arabic, worship, and writing. She contributed a chapter to Live Dead: The Journey.

2017 MK Scholarship Recipient

1 year ago News 1min read

In 2013, we partnered with ISMK to create the MK Alumni Visual Communications Scholarship. Each year we award a $1,000 scholarship to an AG MK studying in creative fields like graphic design, mass media, and film. Drumroll Please… This year…

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Aaron Van Gorp
Managing Director at Commission Creative. I was an MK to Belgium in the late 90s, so I'm always craving frites, Liége waffles, and dark chocolate while watching fûtbol.
commissioncreative.com

5 Reasons Missionaries Should Be Using MailChimp

1 year ago Fundraising Tools 5min read

Are you still using your own email account to send our updates and e-newsletters to your supporters? If the answer is yes, then this post is for you. Even if you are already using an email marketing system like MailChimp…

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Aaron Van Gorp
Managing Director at Commission Creative. I was an MK to Belgium in the late 90s, so I'm always craving frites, Liége waffles, and dark chocolate while watching fûtbol.
commissioncreative.com