cla-higher-thinking-blog-web-rev
All
  • All
  • Board Governance
  • CCNL
  • Executive Leadership
  • Financial Management
  • Internet & Technology
  • Marketing & Communications
  • People Management & Care
  • Resource Development
  • Tax & Legal
  • Team Building/Team Management
Master your first team meeting and make a strong impression!

Mastering Your First Meeting By Tom Yeakley

Master Your First Team Meeting for a Strong First Impression There is only one “first meeting” when forming your leadership team–you won’t be able to have a “do-over.”   Therefore, you will want to ensure that it is a success.  It will set the tone and pattern for future team meetings and if done well will…

Pushing the Rest Button in your life!

Pushing the Reset Button By Mark L. Vincent

Pushing the Reset Button in Three Clear Steps When we make major life adjustments, really reset or transform something, it involves three steps: Stopping the direction, we are going. Re-orienting to the new direction, we believe we need to go. Moving in a corrected direction. A Practical Lesson in Pushing Reset A couple of years…

Will you give thanks to the One Who is worthy?

Give Thanks to The One Who Is Worthy By Tami Heim

Will you choose this day to give thanks and praise to God? Each morning I give thanks that God is God. I know he sees all, knows all, and is in control of all things. Regardless of what is happening around the world, I have faith and hope because I believe his promises are true.…

Strategy starts with Intentional preparation.

The Value of Intentional Preparation By Shannon Litton

  Strategy Starts with Intentional Preparation Intentional preparation is key to carving out a strategic plan to yield measurable results Once you know where you’re headed as a ministry leadership team, it is just as important to know how to get there. But, what’s next? We believe the first step is to ask the right…

The challenge to define reality.

The Challenge to Define Reality By Scott Rodin

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.  ~ Max De Pree We may agree that to define reality is good advice, but it may be more difficult than we think. How does a leader define what is real for their organization? The need to define reality assumes that there are a host…

Decision Making According to God's Will

Decision Making by Dr. Thomas Yeakley

Decision Making According to God’s Will Our problem is doing God’s will, not knowing God’s will!  Because God is God, He will have no trouble in communicating to us what He wants us to do.  We must be willing to do whatever He desires for us, before He will let us know His plan for…

God knows and loves you!

God Loves You By Karen Moore

Because God Knows and Loves You God knows everything. He regards you very highly and no matter what is happening in your life, He sees your heart and seeks to have a continual relationship with you. He holds you up with steadfast faithfulness. When life is not moving in the direction you hoped it might,…

Stewarding Unexpected Encounters

Unexpected Encounters By Jon Lewis

Stewarding Unexpected Encounters One of the key lessons I’ve been teaching in my Steward Leader seminars for African audiences is the importance of stewarding encounters and relationships with other people. I usually start out by highlighting what typically goes wrong in relating to others.  We either consider them as: means to our own ends, or…

Beth Guckenberger, Back2Back Ministries on wholeness and belonging

Wholeness and Belonging By Beth Guckenberger

Only Wholeness and Belonging Wholeness and belonging are part of God’s vision for us. Todd and I are always being asked how many cities we’d like to be doing ministry in ten years from now. I could strike a visionary pose and say,”I hope we’ll be in ten new cities, serving ten thousand orphans with…

Thriving nonprofits and organizational sustainability.

Thriving Nonprofit Boards By Dr. John C. Reynolds

Thriving Nonprofit Boards and Their Role in Organizational Sustainability Organizations fulfill their missions and achieve impact with God-honoring excellence when cared for by competent boards. The board’s first priority is to nurture, guide, and hold accountable the right CEO who is given space to accomplish the purposes of the organization. Sustainable organizations need energized CEOs…

logo-small

 What is Christian Leadership Alliance?

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.

Upcoming Events

Outcomes Academy Online Spring 2020

Outcomes Conference 2020