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Budgeting is important.

Why Budgeting is Important By Greg Henson

Budgeting is Important for Christians If you want a snapshot of where you are in your walk with Christ, look at your budgeting 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. SELF-ASSESSMENT…

Fall Term 2022 - CCNL required and electives!

Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leader – Fall Term is Almost Here!

Fall Term CCNL Courses are Ready for You! This Fall term, Christian Leadership Alliance offers 10-week courses that enable nonprofit leaders the opportunity to earn credits for the Credential Christian Nonprofit Leader (CCNL) Program. This term we offer a required course and an online elective to help you achieve the CCNL distinction. Hosted on the…

Stewardship and Money

The Money Quandary By Mary Beth Leavell

Stewardship and Issues of Money Stewardship is typically equated with money. Even in the church world, stewardship is discussed in terms of giving. After all, churches have business operations with budgets, income, expenses, payroll, and financial audits. In addition, the Bible has hundreds of verses that refer directly to money and how God’s people should…

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You Are a Catalyst for Kingdom Outcomes

Outcomes Conference News for You Outcomes are simply the way something turns out or the consequences of actions taken. As Christians, we know we have a place in God’s master plan for redemption and its glorious outcome! As an entire body of believers, we are entrusted with God’s provision to complete every good work the…

A closer look at the biblical perspective on your financial audit.

Audit Lessons from Ezra By Gary G. Hoag

A Biblical Perspective on Your Financial Audit Does your church or ministry engage an independent financial audit? Churches and ministries that do this best practice in the USA and abroad tend to build trust and raise more money. The possibility of greater giving motivates many to do this extra work. But I want to suggest…

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A Greater Good for Global Leaders

The Outcome Conference Global Digital Experience 2022: A Greater Good There is often a greater good that comes from some of the hardest of times. So it was for Christian Leadership Alliance in the spring of 2020. Poised to present our 2020 Outcomes Conference (prophetically themed:TRANSFORM), the country shut down and so did the possibility…

The Annual Report!

How To Create An Extraordinary Annual Report By Gary G. Hoag

Four Tips to Create an Exceptional Annual Report Recently, Ereny Monir, Ruthie Cristobal, and I from GTP produced an ECFA webinar called “Creating an Exceptional Annual Report.” While doing the research for it, we marveled that few churches and ministries actually do an annual report. If that’s you, watch the recording and download the slide…

Banking and you!

Today’s Banking Environment and You By Nicki Harms

How Today’s Banking Environment Impacts Your Organization Like many things in the world, banking is rapidly changing. Where you bank matters and understanding environmental changes – and how we got here – can be a determining factor in your ministry’s reach and ability to operate. A Wonderful Life One of the most familiar and well-loved…

Outcomes Conference 2022

I Belong! An Alliance for Leaders Like You By W. Scott Brown

The Outcomes Conference 2022 “I Belong!” The Outcomes Conference 2022, April 26-28, in Louisville, Kentucky was themed “I Belong!” This dynamic event brought together like-minded leaders, who are on a journey of becoming lifelong friends through a shared passion for God’s kingdom work in our world today. I love the way Christian Leadership Alliance president…

Increase operating reserves!

How to Grow Operating Reserves By Natalie Roderick

You Can Intentionally Grow Your Operating Reserves Most nonprofits are comfortable in having sufficient operating reserves to ensure their continuity, whether 30 days of reserves, three months, or even longer. Many are keeping these reserves in a checking or money market account, even when the dollar amount may be in the millions.  An idea to…

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Outcomes Global Digital Experience

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