Many nonprofits tend to promote their model or method of service instead of their mission to service. Organizations and even churches become easily attached to a particular model or method of doing things. But that is short-sighted. To survive the inevitable disruptive forces that come, nonprofits must keep their focus on their mission. Models become obsolete and methods change with time but the mission is timeless and its scope is beyond any one method.
Nonprofits and churches must concentrate their attention and resources on their cause, not on the money. They must promote the needs of their clients first, and the needs of their organization second. Promote the cause the organization was started for. If they do this, nonprofits can stay relevant and even more so as the world around them changes.
Take Away: Models become obsolete and methods change with time but the mission is timeless and its scope is beyond any one method.