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Three priorities of a Christ-centered nonprofit

The Christ-Centered Nonprofit Board By Marilyn Sappington

Top Three Priorities of a Christ-Centered Nonprofit Board Christ-centered nonprofit organizations have a unique purpose and perspective, seeking to serve others in alignment with Christian principles. The three crucial elements for the success of a nonprofit board include the following, Mission, Vision, and Values Evangelical nonprofit boards are driven by a calling to serve Jesus…

It is our call to action!

It’s A Call to Action by Dr. Marybeth Leavell

Do you have a call to action? I was immediately intrigued by the title and focus of this book, A Call to Action. It is accurate in its assessment of the culture and challenging in its assessment of the need. Dr. Scott Rodin articulately declared this need for action in the preface by stating: “As…

A case for the Incrementalist!

Praise for the Incrementalist By Alec Hill

An Incementalist Resists the Temptation of Quick Fixes Labeling a leader an “incrementalist” is generally not a compliment. It connotes a lack of vision, tentativeness, and ineffectiveness in common parlance. Instead, American culture lauds those who advocate “big bang solutions” and “transformational change.” Who doesn’t want to be seen as a world-changing buccaneer who breaks…

Outcomes Academy Summer Term 2023

Outcomes Academy Summer Term Is Ready for You!

Outcomes Academy Summer Term is Open for Registration The Outcomes Academy Online runs its Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leadership (CCNL) Program courses four times a year. This summer, you can choose from either a required course or an elective that will keep you on track to complete this professional credential. You’ll experience ten weeks in an interactive cohort that includes…

Actual photo of the plane's path courtesy of Jon Lewis

Directed Steps By Jon Lewis

Directed Steps and Unexpected Paths Two hours into our transatlantic flight, I could tell something was wrong. Having made the long, ten-hour journey from Frankfurt, Germany to Denver, Colorado many times in the past, and having been a former mission pilot myself, I knew that the shortest, great route course was one that should take us straight…

Memorial Day - No Greater Love

No Greater Love From The Alliance Staff

There is No Greater Love than This Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. ~ John 15:13, NKJV Today we thank God for the men and women who served courageously in the United States Armed Forces to defend our country and keep the family and friends they loved – free. We encourage you to take a moment on this Memorial Monday…

The WOW of Creation!

The WOW of Creation By Dr. Bob Snyder

God’s Splendor on Display in Creation “For since the creation of the world, God’s invisible qualities – His eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.” ~ Romans 1:20, NIV  God’s eternal power and divine nature are visible to me…

Giving and Generosity in Christian Community

Giving and Generosity in the Church By Dr. Zenet Maramara

The Church as a Community of Giving and Generosity The early church in Acts models a radical display of community, giving, and generosity. Those believers shared their possessions with needy people; some even sold properties to add to their giving. “All the believers were together and had everything in common. They sold property and possessions…

New Mindsets for when. you are not in charge!

Mindsets for When You Are Not In Charge By Michael Gunnin

The Four Mindsets for Leading When You Are Not in Charge Leading when you are not in charge is a precarious challenge. What follows are four critical mindsets if you desire to teach but don’t have a position of authority. One: Build Influence through Impact Leadership has been redefined recently as influence rather than authority.…

The path to passion and purpse!

Finding Your True Passion By Elaine Welcome

A Journey to Finding Passion and Purpose Fully understanding your passion can change everything about your life. Have you ever wished to attain the state of “working” without feeling like working? To ensure that every day is an exciting opportunity instead of a mundane task, why not invest in knowing your passion and ensuring that…


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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.

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Outcomes Academy Online – Summer Term 2023