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1 Peter

Biblical Leadership Lessons from 1 Peter By Ed Fry

1 Peter Offers A Powerful Leadership Blueprint In the journey of leadership, especially within the realms of faith and service, the guidance of scripture provides a blueprint for conduct and character. Among the many passages offering wisdom, 1 Peter 5:2-3 stands out as a seminal text, urging leaders to embody the shepherd’s heart in their…

Legacy

Legacy By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

The Legacy of a Steward Leader What does Scripture say about the legacy of a steward leader? “How joyful are those who fear the Lord and delight in obeying His commands.  Their children will be successful everywhere.  An entire generation of godly people will be blessed.  They, themselves, will be wealthy, and their good deeds…

Emerging Leaders

Time for Emerging Leaders to Shine Bright By ZÁNDRA BISHOP

Emerging Leaders – Capture Attention and Accelerate Your Journey! For emerging leaders, standing out is like navigating a bustling marketplace, where a blend of strategic thinking, authenticity, and savvy communication is essential.  If you’re on this path, you know that gaining the recognition of peers and stakeholders is pivotal. But how can you ensure your…

Wisdom and decernment

Wisdom and Discernment By Chris Jorgenson

How To Unlock Wisdom and Discernment in Leadership Seeking wisdom and discernment were activities shared by the great men of God. The story of Nehemiah is anchored in Nehemiah 1:4-11, during his time of fasting, mourning, and prayer. Nehemiah’s prayer sets the stage for how Nehemiah will continually seek wisdom and discernment throughout the entire…

Humility and the Steward Leader

Humility and the Steward Leader By Dr. Marybeth Leavell

“Humility is simply the proper assessment of who we are in relationship to God.” ~ Charles Spurgeon A favorite saying of mine is, “One of the leadership traits that I am most proud of is my humility!” Even though this is laughable, it may seem like an unlikely trait for leaders in our culture, who…

Prayer for Staff Selection

Prayer and Staff Selection By Rev. Peter Corney and Dr. Ken Byrne

The Role of Prayer in Staff Selection Do we need prayer and God’s help when hiring staff? In our opinion, the answer is most certainly yes. Whether an individual or a selection panel makes the hiring decision, we recommend prayer be an integral part of the process. If it is by a panel, the members…

Christian Leadership Alliance

The Gift of Gratitude By Dr. Bob Snyder

Recovering Childlike Gratitude Where has my thankfulness for the simple gifts of life gone? Where is my childlike gratitude? As I have “matured,” a mindset of entitlement has emerged, diminishing my appreciation. Am I capable of a childlike thankful heart anymore? When we were in South Africa, my wife visited an orphanage. Her descriptions and…

Stewards of creation

Stewarding Our Relationship with Creation By Dr. Zenet Maramara

Stewards Care for God’s Creation Among the four fundamental relationships that stewards must nurture—our relationships with God, ourselves, others, and creation—our relationship with creation is often neglected. As image-bearers of God, we are entrusted with the privilege and responsibility of caring for His creation. Genesis 1:26-28 commands us to multiply and sustain the earth’s resources,…

Proxy voting

Proxy Voting and the Erroneous Implications By Richard Todd

Proxy Voting and What Christians Must Understand Proxy voting is the delegation to cast a ballot on behalf of a shareholder. Most shareholders do not attend board meetings and delegate that responsibility. Shareholders and their proxies have typically voted on myriad issues: executive compensation, board of directors make-up, budget, mergers, and bylaws. However, with greater…

Christian Leadership Alliance

Finding Alignment By Ed Fry

Recruiting Leaders Who Demonstrate Alignment In the complex terrain of executive search, faith-based organizations face a unique challenge: securing leaders who are deeply aligned with their core values and mission. The success of such organizations hinges not just on leadership competence but also on a profound alignment with the ethos they uphold. The Unique Struggle…

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