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Agenda or Kingdom Driven Priorities...what's driving you?

Agenda or Kingdom Driven? By Steve Cummings

Agenda Driven or Kingdom Driven?   Conventional wisdom dictates that non-profit development officers have one agenda: Raise money.  Job descriptions now list so many metrics and functions that only a Galilean from Nazareth could fulfill this role.  We have made “ministry in the name of Jesus” a corporate business and structured our non-profits like Fortune…

Five ways to kick start your fundraising for 2020!

Fundraising Plans for 2020 By Nicole Nieves

Five Fundraising Plans to Implement in 2020 If you listed the top five ways your organization could start the year off strong, what would make the cut? Perhaps it’s staying ahead of the latest trends, having a solid strategic plan, or effectively utilizing data and analysis. But there’s one thing even more important than all…

The year of your personal leadership development is NOW.

Your Personal Leadership Development Roadmap

2020 is the Year for Your Personal Leadership Development As the new year approaches, it’s a perfect time for you to consider an investment in your personal leadership development. There is nothing like an intentional plan to strengthen the best that God has created in you. If you are serious about transforming your leadership in…

The Alliance exists to equip and unite leaders called to transform the world for Christ.

EQUIPPING FOR KINGDOM OUTCOMES

THE CALL OF EQUIPPING KINGDOM-FOCUSED LEADERS The success and impact of equipping leaders through Christian Leadership Alliance is a testimony to the many Christian men and women who have invested their wealth of experience and knowledge in legacy to the future of emerging Christian leaders. It all began on March 20, 1976, when a group…

Year-end donations to ministries you support!

Late December Gifts By Shelley Cochrane

Expecting and Responding to Late December Gifts Thirty percent of annual giving occurs in December when everyone’s philanthropic tendencies begin to kick into high gear. This makes it a fantastic time of year to reach beyond your new and active donors, and reengage those lapsed donors as well. But don’t stop there! This is also…

The Sower: A Book Review

The Necessity of Thanks By Rich Haynie

Practice “Thanks” and “Commending” Others There is joy in giving thanks. In this calling of identifying God’s provision of resources for His Kingdom work, we workers accentuate the absolute necessity to “thank” our financial partners/supporters. However, too many of these generous stewards of God’s resources are not thanked even once, much less several times as might…

The Gift of a Beautiful Thing By Ron Frey

  A $30,000 smile and the gift of other beautiful things. Sarah* loved to laugh, but she was self-conscious whenever she smiled. A daughter of a pastor, growing up her family didn’t have the money for braces and by the time she launched her career as a young adult, her crooked teeth had become a…

Gratitude for Monthly Donors By Dr. Paul Virts

6 Ways to Let Your Monthly Donors Know You Value Them Do you ever notice it’s usually aggressive, “don’t-make-me-play-by-your-rules” children who usually get most of the attention in many families. While the compliant, rule-following children often recede into the background and get less attention. Parents often make concerted efforts to make sure the compliant children…

Are You Engaged in Faith-based Fundraising? By Wes Willmer

Faith-based and Ministry-focused Fundraising for Nonprofits   In Growing Givers’ Hearts: Treating Fundraising as Ministry  (Jossey-Bass), authors Tom Jeavons and Rebekah Basinger compare and contrast how a faith-based, ministry-focused model of raising resources is very different from a secular approach focused strictly on the bottom line. They concluded that it all boils down to values,…

Text Message Fundraising By Amy Sewell

Text messages for fundraising – what every nonprofit needs to know! Text messaging is the one method of communication out there that stands alone with a 95% open rate. As mailboxes, inboxes, and social feeds get more complex and crowded this platform brings new hope. Their unique ability to get a message right in front…

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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.

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