The Cause+Effect Podcast

The Cause+Effect Podcast

Tired of doing things the same. way. every. year? The Cause+Effect Podcast, brought to you by the Dunham Podcast Network, is a fresh voice that breaks down the latest fundraising trends, leadership lessons and the ups and downs of the nonprofit industry. Our host Trent Dunham talks to a variety of guests with effective strategies and stories that inspire us. The goal? Increased effectiveness for more impact.

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August 11, 2022 23 min
On this "Best Of" episode of the Cause+Effect Podcast, we revisit our time this season with Matt Hayes, James Lawrence, and the Dunham Digital Team. Matt Hayes and James Lawrence from Engiven to discuss how to get started with taking alternative currencies and why it’s vital to the future of your ministry. And, the Dunham Team discusses finding the balance between keeping user information private and fulling embracing t...
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On this "Best Of" episode of the Cause+Effect Podcast, we revisit our time this season with Brian Mountjoy and Josh Crowther. Brian Mountjoy, the Chief Culture Officer at Dunham+Company, discusses how a company can keep a healthy team culture even when part of the team is working remotely. Josh Crowther, Executive Director of Dunham+Company Australia, to the show to discuss trends we’re expecting in 2022 and how...
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On this "Best Of" episode of the Cause+Effect Podcast, we revisit our time this season with David Kinnaman and Steve McBeth. Kinnaman, CEO of the Barna Group, joins the Cause+Effect Podcast to discuss some of their most recent research concerning Christianity and the emerging generation. McBeth is the founding president of Disney Interactive Worldwide, former Senior Advisor for the Barna Group, and, more recently, h...
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It’s no surprise that this 40-year-high inflation has impacted how donors are feeling. That’s why you need to understand the implications of the current economic climate. We recently completed the fifth iteration of our popular Donor Confidence Study – and the results are concerning. On the episode of the Cause+Effect Podcast we explore our new findings.
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User Experience can be complex. From user journeys and intuitive design, to prototypes and high-speed development – there's a lot to understand. In this episode of Cause+Effect, we break down some of these concepts to get to the simple truths and discover principles and practical steps to boost your ministry’s user experience, satisfy your donors, and create more Kingdom impact!
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Erik Rogers, Chief Strategist for Donor Advancement, joins the Cause+Effect Podcast to discuss the unique opportunities organizations have to identify, care for, and help foster the generosity of mid-level givers. Trent Dunham and Erik discuss the best strategies to make sure those with the most potential to grow in their generosity are being encouraged to embrace your organization’s vision in new ways!
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May 12, 2022 38 min
There are a number of factors contributing to the changing landscape that ministries face today. Which in turn, is making it necessary for every organization to evaluate what strategies are being the most effective. In this episode of the Cause+Effect Podcast, the Dunham Table unpacks the types of new thinking and questions to ask that are necessary to reach a new audience as well as how to best shift existing resources to caus...
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April 28, 2022 28 min
Nils Smith, Chief Strategist for Social Media+Innovation at Dunham+Company, joins Trent Dunham to welcome our new digital home - the Metaverse! Since the launch of the Metaverse, a network of 3D virtual worlds focused on social connection, ministries across the globe have started exploring how to best leverage it to share Good News and have greater reach and impact. Nils explores some best practices, where to begin, and inv...
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On this special episode Rick and Trent Dunham unpack how God is opening new doors to further the original vision of the company. They discuss what intentional leadership transition looks like and how they see things from different yet collaborative perspectives.
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On this episode of the Cause+Effect Podcast, Trent is joined by a few Dunham+Company team members to discuss the ever-changing nature of digital advertising. In particular, they dive deep on recent changes made by Meta and Google Analytics. In this important episode, you will learn how to faith-based organizations can stay relevant, use the best tools, and find the right audience for your unique platform and message.
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Curious about cryptocurrency? Wondering if it can help your ministry or cause? You have come to the right place! On this week's episode of The Cause+Effect Podcast, Trent and Nils are joined by Matt Hayes and James Lawrence from Engiven to discuss how to get started with taking alternative currencies and why it’s vital to the future of your ministry.
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Carey Nieuwhof is a former lawyer and founding pastor of Connexus Church in Canada. As one of the world’s most influential Christian thinkers, he is passionate about helping people thrive in life and leadership. Carey joins Trent Dunham on the Dunham Podcast Network to discuss how, after a season of burnout that almost took him out, he discovered how to get time, energy, and priorities working in his favor. This approach freed up m...
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David Kinnaman, CEO of the Barna Group, joins the Cause+Effect Podcast to discuss some of their most recent research concerning Christianity and the emerging generation. Kinnaman argues that in a world where always-connected smart devices and search algorithms educate and entertain, digital Babylon is the new context for discipleship. His recent book, Faith for Exiles, reveals findings from a groundbreaking three-year research ...
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February 17, 2022 38 min
Trent Dunham welcomes Josh Crowther, Executive Director of Dunham+Company Australia, to the show to discuss trends we’re expecting in 2022 and how your organization can be ready to pivot and respond to a new ministry landscape. It is going to be a great year - let's all be ready for more effectiveness for more impact!
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Steve McBeth is the founding president of Disney Interactive Worldwide, former Senior Advisor for the Barna Group, and, more recently, he has worked in the faith film industry, where he has been active with many industry players and faith ministries in the entertainment arena. Steve joins the Cause+Effect Podcast to discuss his professional journey, how we can use innovation to advance a ministry's cause, and find new and e...
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The pandemic has shifted or changed permanently the way many people experience the workplace. In this episode, Brian Mountjoy, the Chief Culture Officer at Dunham+Company, discusses how a company can keep a healthy team culture even when part of the team is working remotely. Creating a culture where everyone feels like they belong is more important than ever. Or, as Brian says, “If it impacts one person, it is worth it. If it i...
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January 6, 2022 21 min
Trent Dunham is joined by Dan Sumpter and Rick Dunham as they turn our attention to 2022. As ministries turn the calendar on their fundraising efforts, it is important to set aggressive priorities and ambitious goals as we move into the first quarter of a new year. Don’t miss this episode as we think through how we should approach January and learn some surprising insights to help keep the ministry momentum going!
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Trent Dunham, President of Dunham+Company, shares a personal reflection on Psalm 33:4 in light of the Christmas season. As we end the year, the entire team behind the Dunham Podcast Network hopes you reflect on God's faithfulness towards you in 2021 as we begin to turn our attention to 2022.
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December 23, 2021 34 min
On this episode of the Cause+Effect podcast, we invite you to the Dunham Table to listen in on a conversation between members of the senior leadership team at Dunham+Company as they discuss new issues around digital privacy. Finding the balance between keeping user information private and fulling embracing the convenience of new digital tools can be tricky. We are here to help! The team offers fresh insights, helpful tips, ...
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December 9, 2021 25 min
Summary: Trent is joined by is Nils Smith, Chief Strategist for Social Media+Innovation at Dunham+Company, to discuss the importance of video as a primary way to communicate an organization’s mission, achieve outcomes, distribute content, and engage your audience. Whether your audience is donors, listeners, or a church congregation, video is increasingly the best way to reach more people, more effectively. In this episode o...
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