Beginning With Him – April, 2009


A note from doug:

From time to time, at the beginning of the month, I like to send out a compilation message of various items I…ve accumulated over time.

However, this month I want to dedicate this message to the state of E-Mail Ministry and a decision I have made.

In February, I wrote that E-Mail Ministry had only 5 months of finances left. Last month I indicated that I had a tough month.

I want to thank those who responded.

Several people made donations to help sustain the ministry for another month or so but they were not substantial enough to continue it much longer.

After much prayer, I have decided to more tightly align my …for-profit… company with my …non-profit… ministry.

I have posted a banner for my company, Integrated Process Developers, Inc. ( on the E-Mail Ministry website (

I have also posted a little about myself on the E-Mail Ministry website along with a link to my LinkedIn profile. If you are on LinkedIn, feel free to send me a connection invitation.

As I mentioned in January…s …Beginning With Him… e-mail message, I cannot afford to financially sustain this ministry. My business has only been scraping by the past few years due to the economic turn-down.

My family and I have been tithing our income to our church for the 12 years since I started my company and God has been good, blessing me with a wonderful family, friends and this ministry.

So, in an effort to raise funds for this ministry beyond the donations received, I have decided to offer my company…s services to the E-Mail Ministry subscribers at a discounted rate in what I hope will be a win-win situation … a discount for you personally & your company and a donation to E-Mail Ministry from my company.

To make it a win for you, I will deduct 10% off any of our online courses. Simply use the discount code …IPDI10… when you register for the course. Also, put in …EMM… as the Learner Code so that I know you are from E-Mail Ministry.

If your company contracts with my company for any of our consulting and/or onsite training services, I will reduce our standard rates by 10%. Just let me know you are an E-Mail Ministry subscriber.

To make it a win for E-Mail Ministry, my company will donate 10% of the sales generated from this offer (in addition to the standard church tithe) to E-Mail Ministry.

You can go to my company…s website to learn more about its offerings:

My prayer is that this offer will generate enough earnings to sustain E-Mail Ministry into the future.

Working on E-Mail Ministry not only ministers to you (I hope) but also ministers to me. And your notes to me also are very helpful.

I would like to thank all of you for allowing me to perform this ministry. I have enjoyed it greatly. I pray that you, and your loved ones, will continue to enjoy it.

God Bless All of You!

Have a blessed day!

— doug boebinger

— The Entire “Staff” of E-Mail Ministry