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The Authentic Leader: CLA Day 1

  “Teach me again, this moment that I feel, that afresh you can heal.” -Israel Gaither  “Don’t give people what they want, give them what they have never dreamed of.” -Phil Cooke  “Fight so passionately for your cause that you are interrupted by heaven.” -Wess Stafford  CLA 2013 National Conference – The Authentic Leader Anaheim,…


Liz Selzer: Thoughts on Authentic Leadership

Clarity of Purpose An authentic leader has clarity of God’s purposes and how they as leaders were lovingly and expectantly created to passionately join God in his vision for bringing hope to a hurting world. They see the beauty of gifting in others and work patiently and tirelessly to help people step boldly onto the…

5 Leadership Lessons from Running the Race

 By Mark Holbrook After more than 30 years in the CEO role, people are starting to ask me two questions: First, when am I going to retire? Second, have I learned anything in all that time? To the first question, it’s up to the Lord and my board. As for learning, here are some highlights…

Are you on your knees?

The Steward Leader Who Kneels By Mark L. Vincent

Are you a steward leader who kneels? On more than one occasion, when speaking on the subject, I’ve created a picture of how this is lived when someone kneels with raised arms. Faithfulness is one of the foundations for an effective resource raising program. I’ve often summarized the faithful life of the steward as Generous…

How To Lead So People's Brains Can Function

 By Dr. Henry Cloud My client, CEO of a 20 billion dollar company, looked at me with one of those expressions that smart people get sometimes when something extra smart goes off in their heads, one of those thoughts that captures even their own attention. He looked at me, squinted, and said something like this…


Jenni Catron: Thoughts on Authentic Leadership

Learning from a Life Well Lived Last year I had the honor of serving for a day with Missionaries of Charity, the organization that Mother Teresa founded in Kolkata, India.  While I expected that day to reconnect my heart with the privilege of serving the fallen and forgotten of our world, I was not prepared…

The Resurrected Christ

Authentically Reflecting Jesus

 By Phyllis Hendry 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 Jesus connected…

3 Components to Fruitful Christian Stewardship Campaigns

By Gary Hoag The goal of Christian stewardship campaigns is to rally people to participate with God in His work through prayer, service, giving, and social interaction. Done right, campaigns build interpersonal and virtual community! Because God’s Word contains no magic formula for success, how should we then lead? Research reveals that faithfulness to biblical…

Equipping and uniting leaders to transform the world for Christ.

Leading in the Glory-strength of God

By Tami Heim Be assured that from the first day we heard of you, we haven’t stopped praying for you, asking God to give you wise minds and spirits attuned to his will, and so acquire a thorough understanding of the ways in which God works. We pray that you’ll live well for the Master,…


Billy Burnett: Thoughts On Authentic Leadership

Becoming an Authentic Replica Around 30 years ago there was a television commercial in which a popular singer was used to produce a certain pitch that would shatter a fine glass. then a voice-over would ask: “Is it live, or is it Memorex?”  The point of course was that you couldn’t tell the difference. Authentic…


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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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