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Good to Great Governance: Who Cares?

 By John Pearson You’ve heard the sad story of the board that belatedly realizes their CEO has learned very little from 20 years of CEO “leadership.” Instead, the scorecard would reveal that he or she has had just one year of leadership—but repeated 20 times. How about your board? Are your governance competencies improving, plateauing, or…

Catalytic Board Change

By Dr. Sid Webb If you, as a CEO or board member, want to change your board, you have to first ask, “What needs to change, and why?” Ministry leaders should frequently ask the missional question: “Why?” By so doing they will infuse their organizations with kingdom outcome-oriented thinking, which is good stewardship. Anything that…

Vacancy: A Cross for Everyone

Who, but the God of all imagination, could take the cross, the most barbaric tool of execution, and turn it into a symbol of hope and faith, a signature of all that is good in the world? There is a wealth of understanding to be discovered in the cross. In the historical account of Jesus’…

Kingdom Outcomes: Day Three Highlights

Today are the highlights from the last day of the 2014 CLA National Conference in Dallas. The theme of this year’s conference is Kingdom Outcomes.  Best Shots Most Popular TWEETS via #CLA 2014 @maurilo Best introduction of any sponsor at CLA. @Agroup was introduced to the tune of the Adam’s family song. LOVED it! #CLA14 @ToddAdkins We…

Kingdom Outcomes: Day Two Highlights

Today are the highlights from day two at 2014 CLA National Conference in Dallas. The theme of this year’s conference is Kingdom Outcomes.  Best Shots Most Popular TWEETS via #CLA 2014 @davidbpoetry Honored to be a part of @CLALeader this year. Amazing time speaking with Francia Chan last night. Excited for today! pic.twitter.com/lEOx1vycWZ @AndreaRHowey Most important question:…

Kingdom Outcomes: Day One Highlights

Today are the highlights from first day at 2014 CLA National Conference in Dallas. The theme of this year’s conference is Kingdom Outcomes.  Best Shots Most Popular TWEETS via #CLA 2014 @drivitzer Attentiveness, the rarest commodity in the world,” Os Guiness – according to Jedd Medefind #CLA14 @billmckinleyII The people we serve need to see that we have…

A Call to Save!

That’s correct, this is a call to save! You have between now and  Friday, January 31,2014 to take advantage of early pricing for the Christian Leadership Alliance National Conference registrations. It’s the last week to register your team and take advantage of these pre-conference savings. And don’t forget, if you are a CLA member you recieve…

Stewardship and Governance

By Kent R. Wilson, PhD Effective, focused nonprofit organizational governance is hard to find these days in spite of hundreds of thousands of boards that oversee these organizations. Why is that? A clue could be found in the fact that among the countless print and online resources on governance, few base their approach on a…

CLA Online Academy Winter Session: Registration Closes 1.6.14

The Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Online Academy is a dynamic experience that will take the Christian leadership skills of your entire team to the next level of excellence. We make it easy for you to learn, no matter where you are!  There is no better way to start get your new year off to a…

Join the Voices of Gratitude

We discover over and over again in God’s Word that He, alone, is worthy of our praise. Our praise, adoration, and thanksgiving brings Him delight and increases our intimacy with Him. In Paul’s letter to the church in Thessalonica, he makes clear God’s will for us: Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s…

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