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What do you really want?

You’ve Got to Want It By Phyllis Hendry Halverson

How hard will you pursue what you really want?   “You’ve got to REALLY want it!” he shouted. “GET THE BALL!” I was pretty frustrated with this father, who had been shouting this same mantra to his daughter throughout the game. As these seventh-grade girls struggled, the intensity of his “encouragement” elevated. However, I understood…

HOPE!

The Power of Hope By Howard Rich

Hope as a Believer Hope, as a central theme for the Christian, is peppered throughout  the New Testament; faith is “being sure of what we hope for” (Heb 11:1), “our hope” is in Christ (1 Tim 1:1), the believer’s devotion is to “the God of hope” (Rom 15:13), hope is “an anchor for the soul”…

Spiritual Leadership

A Strong Spiritual Life By Braden Douglas

8 Qualities of a Strong Spiritual Life How do you tell the difference between right and wrong? The answer is your spiritual life, which encompasses everything you believe in and value. You don’t need to be a religious person in order to have an impact on the world, but you do need a strong moral…

Reflecting Jesus

Reflecting Jesus By Phyllis Hendry Halverson

Reflecting Jesus in the Moment-to-Moment I don’t know about you, but my heart is racing to think about reflecting Jesus. And at this minute, I am running to the Father just as Jesus did. It’s the only way. We can’t do this on our own. Jesus modeled connection to the Father perfectly. Scripture shares how…

Lead here and NOW

Here and Now By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

Lead from the Here and Now It can be a continual challenge for a leader to remain focused on the here and now. Projecting vision and evaluating future opportunities are critical skills for effective leadership. Yet, always looking ahead can be dangerous because we can uncouple from our current reality. A reckless pursuit of something…

Stewarding the end of Christendom - Again!

The End of Christendom By Jon Lewis

Stewarding the End of Christendom . . . Again Christendom, as my mission history textbook explains, was a part of history and a part of the world where nations pushed their political objectives simultaneously with the goal of Christian religious domination. Peaking during the 15th to 17th centuries when European colonial powers were advancing their…

FRIDAY SHOWCASE!

Showcase Friday: Surprise and Delight Resources

SHOWCASE FRIDAY: A SURPRISE AND DELIGHT LIST OF RESOURCES Christian Leadership Alliance presents another Showcase Friday. This week we are sharing a potpourri of amazing service providers and ministries you need to know about if you are a church, Christian nonprofit or educational institute! Check out the sneak previews and visit their websites. We hope…

Calibrate Heart and Mind to the Master's voice

Calibrate Your Heart and Mind By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

Learn to Calibrate Heart and Mind to The Master’s Voice As a steward my choice to pause and meditate allows me to continually calibrate my heart and mind to the Master’s voice. The spiritual practices of prayer, contemplation and reflection strengthen the bond of trust between me and God, my owner. Because when I pause…

We've been shaken.

Shaken By Larry Gadbaugh

A Whole Lot Has Been Shaken! Portland, Oregon has been shaken. This is where I was born and raised, and I’ve never seen this kind of upheaval here before. As if the Pandemic wasn’t enough to rattle our cage, in recent weeks we’ve become the poster community for sustained racial protest and trial by wildfire…

Claim the blessings of mourning.

The Blessing for Those Who Mourn By Mark L. Vincent

Claim the Blessing for Those Who Mourn   Today I claim the blessing for those of us who mourn, that we might be comforted. Watching a news report the day after Barack Obama’s first-term inauguration, I heard a fashion critic commenting on the choices of Michelle and daughters as they dressed for the inauguration and the…

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