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When the Subject Line is You By Karen Moore

He knows you.  O Lord, You have examined my heart and know everything about me. You know when I sit down or stand up, You know my every thought when far away. – Psalm 139:1-2, NLT So Consider This God knows everything. He regards you very highly and no matter what is happening in your…

Next Generation Impact by Peter Low

To the Next Generation of Kingdom Builders Next generation, when you were young, you dreamed of the impact that you would have. The battles you would overcome, the triumphs to be celebrated, the inspiration you would provide. The legacy you would leave. You were fueled with the deep-down knowledge, that you (specifically you), had a…

Biblical Governance by Dr. Gary Hoag

What does the Bible say about Board Governance?  Interestingly, it says more than you might think about governance. Four councils appear in the biblical record. They offer insight for how to think about governance and how not to think about it. Two of them exhibit exemplary traits, while the other two present patterns to avoid.…

Choosing Your Next CRM Platform by Amy Sewell

Four Things to Consider When Choosing Your Next CRM Platform Selecting a new Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) platform is a critically important task and one that can have various levels of complexity. There is a large amount of information to be learned and implemented, and considerations should be given to how the platform impacts the…

Board Influence By Kent Vanderwood

The Influence of the Board I am guessing that most of you either answer to a Board of some type, serve on a Board, or at minimum, work for an organization that has a Board. Those who sit “on” the Board may be called directors, members, trustees or governors. The bottom line is this –…

What Does Christian Really Mean? By Mark L Vincent

When an organization says it is “Christian,” it is quickly unclear whether it means: FOR Christians? BY Christians? FROM Christians? It gets further muddied by whether it is a B2B for other “Christian” entities, whether it is a ministry, service, or business, whether it primarily focuses on the Great Commission (evangelism) or the Great Commandment…

Why is budgeting important? By Greg Henson

Why is budgeting important for Christians?   If you want a snapshot of where you are in your walk with Christ, pull out your budget and walk through it with a spiritual director, your pastor, and a fellow Christian who is not part of your family together, at the same time, in the same room.…

It’s Like Velcro By David Wollen

It’s Like Velcro . . . Multi-Channel Strategies and Why They Matter Velcro is a simple concept. It’s nothing more than hundreds of little plastic hooks on one side and corresponding loops on the other. Get one hook through one loop and you’ll get a little lift. Connect enough of them and you can pick…

Characteristics of Great Leaders By Scott Rodin

The Defining Characteristic of Great Leaders There is an age old discussion about whether great leaders are born great or made great. The former assumes that it is the intrinsic qualities of some people that make them great leaders. They cite charisma, confidence and character combined with the right IQ and EQ, accompanied by the…

Know Why Your Words Matter By Scott Brown

  As Christian leaders our words matter. As leaders, the words we use matter. They can promote unity or stoke division, encourage or discourage, build up or tear down. The Apostle Paul captured the importance of our words in this admonition to the Colossian church: Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most…


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