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Membership in community!

Discover Why Membership Matters By Tami Heim

  ANNOUNCING THE NEW ALLIANCE MEMBERSHIP COMMUNITY! Today, Christian Leadership Alliance is launching a dynamic online community where membership matters. All those who belong will have ongoing access to those who share their passion for excellence and advancing the gospel. For 45 years, the Alliance community has been equipping leaders for Kingdom impact.  Our community…

Direct Mail Success!

Direct Mail Brings Huge Success By Christa Huff

Don’t Believe the Rumors About Direct Mail! There have long been (unsubstantiated) rumors of the demise of direct mail. In fact, this workhorse of our direct response fundraising plan has been a steady, reliable source of funding. And after everything that happened in 2020, this approached turned into the fundraising hero of the year. As…

Mission statement & Core Purpose

The Greater Mission By Scott Rodin

The Greater Mission and Mission Statements For the past 20+ years I have been helping organizations write or revise their mission statements. Used properly, mission statements are both an anchor point and a guide. By clearly articulating who we are, what we do, and why we do it, our mission statement speaks both internally by…

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence in Ministry By Dave Raley

Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Ministry Artificial intelligence isn’t new. It has fueled the imagination of ambitious inventors and entrepreneurs for centuries. It has fired the dreams of artists, authors, and film-making — some of whom have seen its positive potential, some of whom have painted vivid pictures of its dangers. Regardless of how it has…

Being and Doing

Are You Being or Doing? By Dr. Thomas Yeakley

Keep Being and Doing in the Right Order and Balance! As followers of Christ, we are called both to ‘be’ and to ‘do.’  But note the order! As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be…

Donor Segmentation

The Significance of Segmentation By Ryan Carpenter

  Careful Segmentation Increases Collaboration Donor segmentation, the process of categorizing donors into targeted groups, is a common foundational strategy in fundraising and development. But today, leading edge platforms such as GivingDNA™ are changing the way organizations not only think about segmentation but how they more purposefully interact with donors. Some will remember the catchy…

Does the Board Trust You?

Does Your Board Trust You? By Henry Doorn

Leaders Must Work to Establish Board Trust and Credibility Building board trust is essential. The relationship between a CEO and board is significant to an organization and it cannot be over emphasized how important it is to establish trust and credibility. Cultivate Relationship As a leader of an organization, it is imperative that you establish…

The Gift of a New Board Member

The Gift of New Board Members By Kim Triller

The Invaluable Gift of New Board Members “ There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. Now to each one…

Nicodemus and Jesus

When Jesus Chooses to Not Play Nice By David Sanford

Powerful Ways Jesus Chooses to Not “Play Nice” To Jesus, the master conversationalist, relationship and meaning triumph over social norms…every time. He interrupts. He puzzles. He changes subject. He provokes. He monologues. It’s all fair game toward one overriding mission. This is what happens before the Bible’s most famous verse, John 3:16! A Visitor Because…

Christian Leadership Alliance

Practical Advice for Leaders By Bob Lonac

  Be on Guard PLUS More Practical Advice for Leaders!   In our daily reading, Kathleen and I came across a powerful verse with practical advice: “Now be on your guard for yourselves and for every flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you guardians.” (Acts 20:28, JB Phillips) This is some of the…

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