Jon Dize

Thank a Billion, Mr. & Mrs. Volunteer

We recently celebrated Volunteer Week. Please allow me to say Thanks. Thank you. Wow! Great Work! I am guessing that most of you reading this post is, or has been, a volunteer. Maybe it was helping your church decorate for Christmas. Or helping out during Vacation Bible School. Maybe you are an… Read more »

It's Really All about One Book

Guest Post by Tony Hunt, Director of Advancement St. Peter's Lutheran Church & School, Fort Wayne Most parents know how important it is for their children to learn how to read, but over fifty years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States of America ruled that public schools could not use… Read more »

How Does $5 turn into $Billions?

What is the magic formula? Vegas is not involved. And while compound interest is amazing, I am not referring to investment products. I want to talk about the investment of time. Investment in your alumni. Below is the story of a famous entrepreneur whose first gift to their alma mater was $5.00… Read more »

The good news about the COVID-19 crisis

I almost changed the title of this post, but I didn’t. You will see why. Our content here at The Lutheran Schools Partnership is usually original; sometimes we will post links, cite experts, or paraphrase others, but this recent article by Jeff Brooks was too good to just provide a summation as… Read more »

Ask for a Fish

No, not that kind of fish. It may be Lent, but this post is really about the finishing of another great Lenten Book Study by members of our area Lutheran School staff fundraisers and principals. Not everyone attends, and not everyone attends every week, but we did have a dedicated group that… Read more »