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Outcomes Conference 2019 – Skye Jethani

Rooted: Skye Jethani Closing out the Christian Leadership Alliance  Outcomes Conference 2019, was author and speaker Skye Jethani. We encourage you search on Social Media platforms the hashtag #Outcomes19 to see what leaders were hearing and saying about Skye’s powerful closing message for this year’s Conference. It’s been a joy to introduce these remarkable leaders…

The Outcomes Conference 2019: Mandy Arioto

ROOTED: Mandy Arioto This morning at the Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes Conference 2019, the general session features Mandy Arioto. This is a special month for Mandy as it marks the release of her newest book, Have More Fun: How to Be Remarkable, Stop Feeling Stuck, and Start Enjoying Life. In today’s blog we will introduce…

Empty Board Seats By Gary Hoag

Filling Empty Board Seats How did the early church select an overseer to fill an empty board seat (and what does this have to do with Holy Week)? Most answer this question by pointing to the qualifications lists of 1 Timothy 3:1–7 or Titus 1:5–10. While these texts list character traits to look for in…

The Outcomes Conference 2019: Dr. Michael Oh

ROOTED: Dr. Michael Oh Today at the Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes Conference 2019, the morning general session begins with a word from Dr. Michael Oh. This week, on the CLA Higher Thinking Blog, we will introduce you to our main general session presenters and the ministries they serve. If you are not with us in…

The Outcomes Conference 2019: Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado

ROOTED: Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado Today at the Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes Conference 2019, the evening general session begins with a word from Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado. At the Outcomes Conference, over a thousand Christian nonprofit leaders are assembling for three days to experience in depth professional training, community building, timely encouragement and how to lead more…

Living from Quiet By Nancy Reece

Living from Quiet with Undivided Hearts I often go to a nearby retreat center to experience quite, solitude and stillness.  One of my early mentors taught me that there are things God does in the heart of a leader that only get done in quiet.  A few years ago, I went to Penuel with my…

What is Active Leadership? By Robert McFarland

How would you define “Active Leadership” ? “Active Leadership” is leadership that is fully engaged and intentional. Active Leaders think through the impact they want to have—and the thinking they need to cultivate to achieve it—and they deliberately use every opportunity they have to influence their followers to that end. They take their responsibility as…

A Change That Changes Everything By Scott Rodin

A Change of Perspective that Changes Everything A change in your perspective can change everything for you. Ask Christian leaders about what they hope Jesus says to them when they stand before him at the end of their life. Most will quote Matthew 25:21, “Well done, good and faithful servant. Come and share your Master’s…

Flourishing Teams By RightNow Media@Work

Servant Leaders Shepherd Flourishing Teams A young cashier looked up from his register and noticed a group of older gentlemen emerging from a car outside the fast-food restaurant. Curiously, instead of walking together toward the door, they scattered around the parking lot. He couldn’t see what they were doing until they regrouped and approached the…

Awaken Personal Generosity By Patrick Johnson

More than Ministry: Defining Your Personal Generosity Path At GenerousChurch, I’ve observed that people who practice whole-life generosity listen to Jesus. As a nonprofit leader, you have the privilege of shepherding others. You are obedient, faithful, compassionate, and tireless. You bear burdens each day. But are you a listener? Are you letting Jesus carry your…

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Christian Leadership Alliance equips and unites leaders to transform the world for Christ. We are the leaders of Christ-centered organizations who are dedicated to faithful stewardship for greater kingdom impact.

Upcoming Events

The Outcomes Conference: CLA Dallas 2019

Outcomes Academy Online: Spring Term 2019