Eagle’s Perspective

What’s the Biggest Podcast Platform?

Podcasting Trends Which platform has more than two billion users and is the most popular place to listen to podcasts? Spotify? …Nope. Apple Podcasts? …Nope. The answer is YouTube. Even though YouTube isn’t a podcasting platform, more people consume podcasts (audio and video) there than anywhere else. Why This Matters For audio podcasts, YouTube may

Our 100th Edition!

When I realized this week marks our 100th edition of Eagle’s Perspective, it got me thinking about the significance of the number 100. For me, it conjured up memories of wanting to see this mark on a school exam, or the age I hope to reach. What thoughts come to your mind when you encounter

Donors Still Want to Give, Survey Finds

Fundraising Trends Believe it or not, most donors say the pandemic has had no effect on their donation habits. And yet, around 75% of non-profit professionals say they’re concerned about current economic situation leading to fewer donations, according to a recent report from Blackbaud. These concerns are certainly justifiable. There are many people who are

Time Off is Good for Your Health and Your Workplace

Workplace Trends Time away from work is important. It is time set aside to recharge, it helps reduce burnout, and it allows you to prioritize your well-being. So why do so many people skip their earned time off? The U.S. Travel Association reported that each year more than half of Americans give up paid days

Young Christians Want to Act on Creation Care

Environmental Trends Recently, Tearfund and A Rocha Canada released survey results showing that, “young church-going Christians see the care for creation as a gospel issue and are eager to see the church take leadership.” Here are some key findings: • 92% believe that caring for creation is an essential act of discipleship and the Church’s

How to Build Trust on Social Media

Social Media Trends Have you ever donated towards someone’s birthday fundraiser on Facebook or bought a novelty product on Instagram? If so, did you know you’re in the minority? In early 2023, HubSpot released a trends report analyzing consumer’s trust-level when it comes to spending money on social media. They surveyed 600+ U.S. adults and

Here’s Why Your Ministry Needs a Digital Strategy

Digital Trends Did you know that more people have the Internet than clean drinking water? As shocking as this sounds, technology continues to innovate at a rapid pace, and has created an expansive digital mission field that can connect people instantly, anywhere. YouTube is at the center of this revolution. With more than two billion

Digital Natives, Yet Office Naïve

Workplace Trends At the beginning of the pandemic, tech savvy office workers spent a lot of time teaching their less tech savvy counterparts how to transfer their day-to-day work activities from in-person to online. This was a steep learning curve for many, and now, just as people are starting to return to the office—either on

Handwritten Notes Strengthen Bonds

Sales Trends Did you know that thank-you notes can increase future customer spending by 2x? According to a report from an online retailer, customers who received a handwritten note or photocopy of a handwritten note spent 100.5% more than customers who received no note. Why This Matters Handwritten notes make people feel cared for and