Switchboard connects Great Commission Organizations with Kingdom Consultants, who bring their skills and experience to the Great Commission.
These are topics we are currently using to match GCOs and KCs for Great Commission conversations.
Keep your ministry’s communication lines running smoothly and your data secure.
Sometimes you just need to talk....about all kinds of things.
Get the help you need to raise critical funding.
Help GCOs using the gifts and talents you already have. All that is required is a desire to be a part of the Great Commission.
Providing insight and support to help you with family education options and the educational components of ministry.
Help GCOs by sharing your expertise and experience leading and managing a department, division, or organization.
Helping GCOs tell a compelling story of what God is doing in and through their ministry.
Help GCOs with questions and challenges they are facing in accounting, taxes and finance.
These are specialties we are currently matching GCOs and KCs for Great Commission conversations.
Discuss the budgeting process, including how to budget for expenses, revenues and other business needs.
Discuss questions about personal financial planning, including anything related to income, spending, savings, investment or protection.
Discuss how to prepare or finish financial statements.
Discuss questions about journal entries in the general ledger including how to properly record revenue, expense or reclassifications.
Discuss navigating an outside audit, starting with how to select a CPA.
Discuss any accounting question that relates to a ministry. This usually means a question that doesn't fall into one of the specialties already listed in this category.
Discuss how to get started with accounting for a nonprofit.
Discuss questions related to nonprofit taxation, starting with what qualifies as a tax-exempt organization.
Discuss questions about payroll information and processes.
Discuss questions related to handling purchases and payments.
Discuss questions related to handling revenue and cash receipts.
Discuss how to select accounting software that meets requirements and is easy to maintain.
Discuss questions about US Tax Filings
Listen, brainstorm, problem solve and encourage a business-related ministry.
Discuss how to handle conflict in an organization or business.
Provide advice and guidance on the startup of a new business.
Discuss building a company culture that incorporates faith into the operations of a business so it can be a light to the world.
Discuss how to negotiate a contract or identify a win/win outcome in a given scenario.
Discuss topics pertaining to the purchase, operations and management of corporate information systems.
Discuss how develop an organization that aligns the structure of the ministry with the objectives.
Review, improve or assist in outlining a business plan that relates to a ministry.
Discuss ideas for BAMs. Brainstorm, anticipate challenges, and think through solutions.
Discuss possible ideas for career opportunities with a field worker who is planning to return to the US.
Connect and talk with a current or former missionary
Talk with a pastor about Biblical leadership, Biblical conflict resolution or any personal or ministry challenge.
Pray alongside a fellow believer for their personal needs, their ministry, those in their ministry or anything else they wish to bring before the Lord.
Provide encouragement to a fellow believer by listening, encouraging and providing a compassionate heart during a one-hour call.
Discuss and encourage a fellow believer in their marriage.
Discuss and encourage a fellow believer in their parenting.
Discuss tips and tricks for managing Work-Life Balance.
Discuss the principles and guidelines used by an enteprise to acquire, configure, modify and interface IT resources throughout the enterprise.
Provide advice on negotiating technology commitments or contracts in IT.
Discuss if the ability to store digital data in shared offsite locations makes sense practically and financially for your ministry.
Discuss how to keep an organization's data available and confidential.
Discuss what tools a GCO should use to manage day-to-day business activities.
Discuss the General Data Protection Regulation to understand the requirements and implementation.
Discuss the pros and cons of different messaging platforms or troubleshoot an issue with an existing platform.
Discuss how to plan for or manage a technology project. Learn about the tools, tips and tricks that will help things go well.
Discuss how to properly test software before implementation.
Discuss how to prepare for and navigate through the college admissions process.
Receive assistance on content for specific subject for a given grade.
Discuss best practices for setting up and running an ESL program.
Brainstorm ideas or troubleshoot problems related to running different types of educational programs.
Discuss ways to set up and decide on a curriculum for home school.
Discuss models of discipline and which one(s) tend to be most effective in a given environment.
Discuss how to assess and support students with learning differences.
Discuss best practices for hiring and retaining school administration and teachers.
Discuss the plethora of education software and tools available.
Willing to assist with administrative tasks or projects.
Willing to assist the ministry with bookkeeping tasks.
Willing to provide a listening ear and compassionate heart
Willing to help others who are learning and perfecting their English.
Willing to walk with another person through a specific stage of Life.
Intercede in prayer for a ministry and their specific requests.
Willing to proofread and edit materials (in English) before they are distributed.
Willing to assist a ministry as needed.
Discuss how to create or edit a design using Canva
Discuss what's involved with selling online.
Discuss the best practices for leveraging GA4 Google analytics for the ministry.
Discuss strategies for effective visual communication to better tell our ministry story.
Discuss tips, tricks and tools for using MailChimp.
Discuss how to create compelling presentations in tools like Powerpoint, Google, Prezi, etc..
Discuss concepts, strategies and tools for improving search engine optimization (SEO)
Discuss tips, tricks and tools for improving social media engagement.
Discuss marketing concepts and strategies to help GCOs tell their story.
Discuss options for telling a ministry story through video.
Discuss how to set up an effective low-maintenance website.
Discuss how to tell a ministry's story through their website.
Discuss how to setup, edit or troubleshoot a website using Webflow.
Discuss how to raise money for a discreet purpose, usually a building or expansion.
Discuss how communication and marketing integrate with development to strengthen GCO messaging and engagement with stakeholders.
Discuss strategies to build a strong development program that builds relationships with donors and raises funds to support an organization.
Discuss specific strategies to raise funds needed to support an organization's mission.
Discuss how to write and submit grant applications and proposals and build a strong grants program to raise funds supporting an organization.
We are constantly growing our library of conversation topics. This is the next round we've prioritized and are building a network of KCs with skills and experience in these areas.
Connecting GCOs to legal experts
Helping GCOs troubleshoot their IT challenges
Connecting GCOs to HR experts
Connecting GCOs with healthcare professionals
Connecting GCOs with construction expertise
Connecting GCOs with agriculture expertise
We will update the catalog in two primary ways.
As we hear needs from Great Commission Organizations we will add new categories that will contain various specialties.
As we hear from our Kingdom Consultant community we will expand the specialties offered in each category to better represent the value they can bring to the Great Commission.
If you have ideas for categories or specialties please share them. We want to hear from you as we grow the platform.