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Two questions that determine your life as a leader

Two Questions for Every Leader By R. Scott Rodin

The Questions and the Answers that Define Your Life In the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender, Prince Zuko‘s uncle confronts him at a pivotal moment in the movie. His questions to the young prince are penetrating: “I’m begging you, Prince Zuko. It’s time for you to look inward and begin asking yourself the big…

JOY - the kind that you can bring to others!

Be a Joy Bringer By Ron Haas

Bring Joy to Your Donors On the subject of joy, perhaps you’ve seen this funny poster,  Major donor work involves face-to-face visits in people’s homes or offices. We all bring joy to our donors, but is it when we arrive or leave? Are they glad to welcome you or hide behind the curtains, hoping you…

The Epidemic of Procrastination

The Eleventh-Hour Epidemic By Zándra Bishop

Procrastination is a Potential Epidemic Imagine a busy city at the peak of rush hour—streets buzzing with activity, people scurrying from building to building, and the air charged with a palpable sense of urgency. This scene mirrors the atmosphere in many organizations today, where waiting until the last minute has become a common practice. The…

The Truth about Control

Control By Ed McDowell

The Truth About Control In one verse, God’s word gives us the truth about control.  There are two sources of control, a focus of control, and two very different outcomes. “So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace.” Romans 8:6…

A Posture of Excellence

Are You Pursuing Excellence? By Dr. Bob Snyder 

Excellence as a Posture of the Heart “But since you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in the love we have kindled in you—see that you also excel in this grace of giving. ” 2 Corinthians 8:7 NIV  Striving for excellence in all things is a noble goal. But when…


Lasting Leadership By Ed Fry

Securing Lasting Leadership Solutions In the dynamic landscape of today’s organizations, high leadership turnover has emerged as a daunting challenge, threatening to derail progress and drain institutional vitality. The continuous cycle of seeking, hiring, and often prematurely losing leaders can severely hamper an organization’s ability to achieve its mission-critical objectives. For faith-based organizations, the repercussions…


Stewarding Heaven By Jon Lewis

A Heavenly Wake-Up Call A little over a week ago, my world was rocked by the tough, unexpected news that my younger brother had been diagnosed with an inoperable malignant brain tumor. Even now, we are still awaiting biopsy results that will inform us about possible medical treatments that might extend his time with us.…


Evaluating Integrity in the Job Applicant Dr. Ken Byrne

Practical Tips in the Search for Integrity  Hiring a new employee means understanding their character and integrity. Integrity is the most important trait you will be interested in, yet it can be the most challenging to assess. This blog outlines some practical tips for gaining clues about potential flaws in integrity. The Application  Remember that…

Summer term for Outcomes Academy Online

Summer Term at the CLA Center for Online Learning Goes Where You Go!

Summer Term Starts at Outcomes Academy Online! Christian Leadership Alliance is committed to equipping leaders. The Outcomes Academy Online offers two professionally facilitated, 10-week cohorts this summer. If you want to develop mission-critical competencies, expand leadership capacity, and align practices with biblically influenced principles, join the Outcomes Academy Online. If you are not a current…

Words of Power and Authority

Speaking to Power and Authority By Ed McDowell

Will you speak with power and authority? Peter and John find themselves speaking to the religious authorities about Jesus Christ. “There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” Acts of the Apostles 4:12, NLT The setting of this verse is that Peter…


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