5 DAY-TO-DAY Practical help with the operations and ministry of your mission FINDING FUNDS Reporting Back 52 Make sure your donors understand how their contributions change lives by Barry Durman A FULL PLATE From Failure to Faithful 55 God made someone who seemed a failure into a role model for aspiring chefs by Tyler Peoples PR TOOLKIT Public Relations Resolutions 56 Ways to improve your PR practices in 2018 by Steve Wamberg ACROSS THE STREET In an Instant 58 Why your mission should be on Instagram—and how to do it! by Michelle Porter INSURANCE SOLUTIONS Ever-Present Danger 60 The importance of protecting your mission gatherings from violent attacks by Brian H. Merriam AGRM 62 Association News and Events RESCUE President: John Ashmen Editor: Brad Lewis Managing Editor: Kristi Rector Advertising Sales: Malcomn Mitchell Designer: Mike Hames Photos: iStock, unless noted Printed in the USA January/February 2018 Volume 32, Number 1 Association of Gospel Rescue Missions Rescue (ISSN 1049-586X) is a bimonthly publication of the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM). Published as a service to members of the association, it seeks to provide current, useful information about issues and subjects pertinent to the ministry of rescue. AGRM exists to proclaim the passion of Jesus toward hungry, homeless, abused, and addicted people; and to accelerate quality and effectiveness in member missions. Rescue magazine welcomes contributions and comments. Please send photographs, queries and ideas for articles, feedback, and address changes to Brad Lewis at editor@agrm.org, or to Rescue’s editorial, advertising, and circulation offices at AGRM, 7222 Commerce Center Drive, Suite 120, Colorado Springs, CO 80919. All Scripture quotations taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION, unless otherwise noted. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan Bible Publishers. Copyright © 2018 by the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions RE: CONTENTS Continued Phone: (719) 266-8300 Fax: (719) 266-8600 Email: editor@agrm.org Web: www.agrm.org Award Winner