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A Digital Ministry Mindset

A Healthy Digital Ministry Mindset By Chad Williams

Five Signs of a Healthy Digital Ministry Mindset   Christian leaders know that digital is central to ministry strategy because digital is central to the way people live today. As we lead ministries digitally, we lead with pastoral hearts and we strive to grow and know the capabilities of technology for ministering to people today.…

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God’s Provision for Leaders By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

  God’s Provision for Those Who Trust Him Sometimes our leadership practice looks like we are obeying the economics of supply and demand versus trusting God’s provision. We have budgets to meet, folks knocking at our office door, and there is always one more nagging email. Our time and attention become an exchange of ‘goods…

What's Next????

Entering into The Next Normal By Dave Raley

Marketing and Fundraising in the Next Normal   Are you ready to enter into the next normal? According to a 2020 Pew survey, more than four out of every five U.S. adults say that there are lessons for mankind to learn from the coronavirus outbreak. And about a third of adults say these lessons are…

What you need to do know about donors!

Understanding Donors and Potential By Keith Cleghorn

What Every Fundraiser Needs to Know about Donors Chances are at some point in your fundraising career, you will question your communication plan for “major donors.” And while Douglas Shaw and Associates is not a major gifts consulting firm, we are often invited into conversations as an organization in defining the “boundaries” between direct response…

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Big News About The Outcomes Conference 2021

Outcomes Conference 2021 –  New Dates and New Location! Christian Leadership Alliance is pleased to announce the exciting news that The Outcomes Conference 2021 is moving to the new dates of June 15 to 17, 2021, in a spectacular new location – the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel in Orlando, Florida. THRIVING LEADERS Our 2021…

Changes in donor giving.

Dramatic Changes in How Donors Give By Ray Gary

 Growing a Connected Giving Experience There has been dramatic changes in consumer behaviors. The marketplace today looks strikingly different than it did even ten years ago. The way people interact with the businesses they patron has fundamentally changed. Today, groceries are ordered online, movies, music, and television stream direct to our devices, and we pay…

Winter term 2021: Outcomes Academy Online

Outcomes Academy Winter Term Offering

It’s Time for the Winter Term! Yes, it’s time for the Outcomes Academy Online Winter term. Mark your calendars and get ready to focus on your leadership and sharpen your skills during the new year. Check out the four great courses being offered that will give you an edge in 2021. Mark Your Calendar Registration…

What message do your appeals and invitations to give communicate?

What Appeals and Invitations Reveal By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

What does the message in your appeals and invitations communicate? Almost daily in December my mailbox received a stack of direct mail appeals inviting us to participate with various ministries in their work through giving. One evening my wife neatly left a stack of them for me on the counter. The assortment included organizations we…

Biblical Truths

Biblical Truths to Guide Your Ministry By Dr. Zenet Maramara

There are two core biblical truths that must guide your ministry! That God owns everything and that we are only stewards of all resources is a biblical truth which Christians believe, but not as popularly practiced.  I teach my fundraising-students that these two basic principles of divine ownership and human stewardship should guide their ministry.…

Last minute fundraising tips

Last-Minute Tips to Prepare for Year End By Ray Gary

  Time to Prepare for a Strong Finish to 2020! With the end of the year approaching, your nonprofit has developed a plan and kicked off your year-end campaign. But this year’s campaign undoubtedly looks different than any you’ve ever launched before. With all of the adjustments and accommodations you’ve had to make for COVID-19,…

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 What is Christian Leadership Alliance?

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.

Upcoming Events

Outcomes Academy Online Spring 2021