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Tell the Truth…And Live Like Jesus

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin Are you ready to lead in a selfless, sacrificial way? This week I explore, the 5 surefire ways to lose your reputation as a leader…and live like Jesus. Here’s the list: Fail to live up to other’s expectations Tell the truth Don’t defend yourself Defy success Lead by waiting for…

Fail to Live Up to Other's Expectations…and Live Like Jesus

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin For everyone in leadership who wants to follow Jesus, I would suggest the best place to start is Philippians 2:7, where Paul tells us that Jesus “made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant.” It does not say that Jesus became a man of…

3 Mobile Ministry Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

 By Dustin Dalberg About a month ago, Holly Rein, our Digital Ministry Consultant at Five Q, brought to my attention Think Again: Assumptions About Mobile To Reconsider by Karolina Szczur on Smashing Mag. Holly asked what I thought of it, and if I had any response. First of all, kudos to Karolina for her work.…

A Historical Look At the Stages of Stewardship

By Kent R. Wilson, PhD Stewardship has not always had the same meaning throughout history. Excellent studies have been done on the development of stewardship in the history of the Christian church by Luther Powell and Robert Lynn Wood. In their analyses, one can see the roots of modern definitions and misconceptions of stewardship that…


CLA Online Academy: June 2013

Now is a good time to start thinking about how to make the most out of your summer months. One way to make them count is to invest in your own leadership development. CLA Online Academy has a strong line of up of courses for you to consider. Explore what’s happening this quarter online. Join…

The Stewardship of Your Intellect

By Mark L. Vincent If a steward leader is a steward of all the assets entrusted to them, then they are a steward of their intellect. Does that go without saying? Perhaps. And yet, acknowledging this is true is not the same as doing the work of expanding one’s base of knowledge, deliberately reducing thinking…

Digital Ministry in a Post-website World

 By Dr. David T. Bourgeois The Internet is the greatest communications tool ever invented by humans. It is the most rapidly adopted communication technology of all time, available to over two billion people at the time of this writing. Social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube are growing at a fast pace, with Facebook…


7 Tips for Improving Donor Stewardship

 By Andrew Olsen When I think about the word stewardship, I think of the responsibility of taking care of something that belongs to someone else. The responsibility of taking care of something that belongs to someone else.  Think about that for a minute.  How does this definition impact the way you think about donors’ gifts?  Will…

Debt: Biblical Reflections and 3 Applications for Steward Leaders

 By Gary Hoag We live in a time when social activists are seeking to end slavery and human trafficking around the globe, while a more nefarious foe has enslaved the peoples of the earth: debt (Proverbs 22:7b). Perhaps we don’t hear much about this because God’s people are no different than the world. How big…

12 Ways to Effectively Keep Your Board Engaged

 By Tom Okarma Paraphrasing an old joke- QUESTION: Know how to get a few good directors” ANSWER: Start with a lot of good directors. A couple of nonprofit boards I am somewhat familiar with are in the process of losing some good directors by their own personal choice, not due to term limits. This is…


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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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