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How Do You Steward Your Words? By Tami Heim

Use the power of your words for good! Your words carry with them the power to bring life and truth or take them both away. As a leader, any notion that what you write and say doesn’t matter is simply not true. A day doesn’t pass where your words aren’t influencing the thinking, behavior, or development…

Funding Your Leadership Development

Invite others to invest in your development! As a leader with a Christian nonprofit organization, yours is a unique calling that requires professional development. You need training that is both biblically consistent and practically relevant to leading with excellence in today’s world. That’s exactly why Christian Leadership Alliance is the place for a leaders like…

Business as Mission By Kehinde Ojo

Do you consider your business as mission? Calling ten of his servants, he gave them ten minas, and said to them, ‘Engage in business until I come’  (Luke 19:13, ESV) The story is told of a group of people who lived near a coast. After years of observing shipwreck at sea and the resultant loss…

Changing Your Sense of Self By Lane Cohee

 Are you willing to change your sense of Self? I believe true and lasting change can come only when we leaders do business with our defective sense of self. John is a project leader. He knows the importance of conveying praise to his team for jobs well done, but finds that message of praise hard…

Outcomes Conference 2020: Meet Ken Harrison

Meet Ken Harrison: Outcomes Conference 2020 Keynote Speaker Ken Harrison will be among the keynote speakers for Christian Leadership Alliance’s Outcomes Conference 2020. Today we invite you to learn more about Ken and how God is moving to restore the hearts of men! KEN’S STORY Ken is the president and chairman of Promise Keepers. Ken’s…

Small Behaviors or Sensational Outcomes By Ginger Hill

Will you embrace small behaviors or orchestrate sensational outcomes?  When it comes to our health improvement efforts, we often put our focus on outcomes instead of behaviors. Fall is approaching and it is a time when many of us make new health improvement commitments.  What will be your focus? What is the number on my…

The Time That Dominates By Scott Rodin

Which Kind of Time Dominates Your Life and Leadership? One of the most challenging topics to study in science, philosophy, and theology is the idea of time. One helpful teaching for me has been the distinction between chronos and kairos time. TWO TYPES Chronos refers to the twenty-four hours in a day that is given…

Christian Principles in Business By Matt Fore

How Secular Business Earns Massive Profits Using Christian Principles For many years, secular business has adopted principles laid out in the word of God. Treating others as instructed by the scriptures, as it turns out, is not only the right thing to do, it’s also profitable. “Can I get a refund,” she sweetly asked the…

Stewards Reject Pride By Howard Rich

The Danger of Pride in Leadership is Real Pride and a need to control presents itself at an early age in our lives. As children, we likely played a game called follow-the-leader, where the leader does things that the rest of the group must mimic.  The main objective is to trip up those following the…

Confessions: An Interview with Brent C. Hofer By David Sanford

Confessions of an Angry Christian Leader Augustine’s Confessions was the very first Western autobiography. Countless others have followed. The newest is by Brent C. Hofer. Brent, what’s it about?  As Christian leaders, it’s not enough for us to manage anger. Recovery is possible. I’m living proof. Confessions of an Angry Man is my redemptive story.…

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