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Discernment or Faultfinding By Dr. Bob Snyder

What’s the difference between discernment and faultfinding? Discernment is the judgment that God encourages as I seek His guidance, whereas faultfinding often finds its roots in my feelings and opinions. This tendency to find fault often arises out of my sense of inadequacy – my need to be right and superior to someone else. When…

New standard for lease agreements.

New Accounting Standard for Leases by Tammara Williamson

Key Steps in Implementing the New Accounting Standard for Leases There is a new accounting standard for leases, ASC 842. Nonprofit organizations should be planning their implementation strategy for an important upcoming change. The standard updates the definition of a lease and now requires lessees to recognize substantially all leases, both financing and operating, on…

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…

Responsive mindsets grow generosity

Responsive Mindsets for Growing Generosity By Noah Barnett

8 Responsive Mindsets for Growing Generosity The world you fund-raise in has changed and so should your responsive mindsets. Your supporters are hyper-connected and receive personalized, data-informed experiences from every brand they interact with. They expect the same kind of personal connections to the causes they care about.  What hasn’t changed? Generosity.  The desire to…

Outcomes Conference 2022

I Belong By Ed McDowell

I Belong and So Do You Yet I still belong to you; you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, leading me to a glorious destiny. Psalms 73:23-‬24 NLT The desire to belong is part of every person. We are designed to belong to God, living in a relationship with the creator…

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…

Four steps to multiplying Stewards.

Multiplying Stewards By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

A 4-Step Approach to Multiplying Stewards God wants all stewards to participate in spreading the good news of Jesus. However, our strategies often bear little fruit. Why? I think we ignore the example of Jesus and how He engaged people and aimed at multiplication. Consider His 4-step approach and how you might multiply stewards at…

When to conceal and when to disclose.

To Conceal or Disclose By Alec Hill

Conceal or Disclose: When Keeping a Secret Can Be Good or Bad It takes wisdom to discern the right time to conceal or disclose sensitive information. When I became InterVarsity’s president, my intent was to be fully transparent. No secrets. But overtime, I began to rethink my approach. I came to see that some secrets…

Abandoned by the Father

Abandoned by the Father By Tami Heim

Abandoned by the Father for Our Sins Today Christ followers observe Good Friday and remember the day when Jesus was abandoned by the Father. It was on this day Jesus become the final sacrifice for the sins of the whole world. In Robby Gallaty’s book, The Forgotten Jesus: How Western Christians should Follow an Eastern…

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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 Summer 2022