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Custom Communication that bring Success!

Custom Communications By Graham Shaw and Shelley Cochrane

Create Custom Communications that Work! It is possible for you to create custom communications that will work hard for you mission and ministry! “Your organization’s greatest challenge isn’t being exceptional, it’s being understood.” A friend of ours wrote this recently—and we would add, your greatest challenge isn’t being exceptional, it’s being understood so powerfully that…

We've been shaken.

Shaken By Larry Gadbaugh

A Whole Lot Has Been Shaken! Portland, Oregon has been shaken. This is where I was born and raised, and I’ve never seen this kind of upheaval here before. As if the Pandemic wasn’t enough to rattle our cage, in recent weeks we’ve become the poster community for sustained racial protest and trial by wildfire…

Claim the blessings of mourning.

The Blessing for Those Who Mourn By Mark L. Vincent

Claim the Blessing for Those Who Mourn   Today I claim the blessing for those of us who mourn, that we might be comforted. Watching a news report the day after Barack Obama’s first-term inauguration, I heard a fashion critic commenting on the choices of Michelle and daughters as they dressed for the inauguration and the…

Jesus taught us how to pray!

The Most Important Prayer By Jim Stern

 Most Important Prayer for Every Circumstance “The model prayer of our Lord, called familiarly ‘The Lord’s Prayer,’ is the universal prayer, because it is peculiarly adapted to all men everywhere in all circumstances in all times of need.” E.M. Bounds[1] Edward McKendree (E.M.) Bounds (1835–1913) was a Methodist minister and Civil War chaplain. He considered…

Gernerationally diverse teams

Our Greatest Opportunity By Dr. Arthur Satterwhite III

The Opportunity to Thrive in Adversity It is in times of dire straits that the very makeup of our communities, the design of society as interconnected networks of generationally diverse peoples, offers us the greatest opportunity to thrive amidst adversity. Stronger Together In moments of great trial, the recipe for success has always been the…

The danger of DEBT.

Enslaved by Debt By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

  The Real and Present Dangers of Debt 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). Our global economy has been built on debt. For Americans, the availability of…

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Pandemics, Elections and Fundraising By Wiley Stinnett and Christa Huff

What You Need to Know About Pandemics, Elections and Your Fundraising Now that we are a few months into this global pandemic, what have we learned about its impact on fundraising and what’s on the horizon—especially with the upcoming elections? The Pandemic So far, we’ve learned that the impact of COVID-19 is a process, not…

Are you living in freedom?

Are You Living in Freedom By Jim Stern

Are You Living in Freedom? Psalm 107 is one of many powerful psalms of deliverance and freedom. “Then they [the children of Israel] cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness, and broke away their chains. Let them give thanks…

Stewarding what is broke.

Stewarding What’s Broke By Scott Rodin

Stewarding What’s Broke in Times of Chaos   There is an old adage that says, “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it.” I would encourage leaders of Christian nonprofits to consider a different version of that saying, “If it’s broke, don’t fix it.” What do I mean by that? In working with a large number…

Asleep in the stomr

Asleep in the Storm By Jim Stern

What will you be doing in the midst of the storm? Jesus had spent the day teaching by the sea of Galilee. Eventually, it came time for Jesus and His twelve closest disciples to travel by boat to the other side of the sea so He could teach elsewhere. The biblical account in Mark 4…


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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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