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3 Essential Components of a High Performing Ministry Website

By Maurilio Amorim What if the entire scope of your ministry had to be done online? The question is not as far fetched as one might imagine. In fact, it’s one that Christian Leadership Alliance had to ask. With today’s ever-evolving technologies, an online presence is not just a ministry tool; rather, it is the…

5 Characteristics of a Steward Leader

 By Kent R. Wilson, PhD Steward leaders have their roots as far back as in ancient Greece, Rome, and Israel, where stewards ran most of the commercial enterprises, estates, farms, and even political services. They were given considerable latitude and freedom to manage the business or estate with the trust and confidence of the owner.…

5 Stories Every Fundraiser Must Learn to Tell

By Ron Frey Every fundraiser knows that a compelling story told extremely well is what makes your cause real to people. Stories help us influence donors to express their love for God and others through generosity. Yet how do you tell the same story over and over without evoking a yawn from your donors? A…

Weekend Words of Wisdom #10

 Be A Coach The success of any organization will depend in large part on whether the leader has chosen the right people for the right jobs, just like a coach forming a team.  Once the right people are on the team, a coach helps them succeed by allowing them the freedom to use their gifts.…

iChurchMethod: 5 Ways to Advance Your Ministry Online

By Jason Caston The world is rapidly changing, and in order to keep up, and minister effectively to your congregation, you need to take advantage of the latest technology that your parishioners are using to stay connected with friends and family, do business, and take care of their personal and spiritual needs. This can be…

Finding The Freedom to Lead in the Dirt

 By Scott Rodin Sometimes the most profound insights come to us in the simplest forms. Remember The One Minute Manager, Who Moved My Cheese and the insights from Jim Collins that included The Hedgehog, The Flywheel and the Big Hairy Audacious Goal? A number of us in Christian leadership believe that the Steward Leader is the…

Got Alignment?

 by Tom Okarma If you stop to think about it, leaders can significantly increase the impact of their nonprofit agencies without spending an extra dime. Say what? Let’s say your agency has: Experienced leadership-CHECK! A clear and compelling strategic plan-CHECK! The respect and support of the community where you operate-CHECK! A hardworking board and staff-CHECK! A cadre…

Weekend Words of Wisdom #9

Go Deep As I think of my own life and the counsel I would give to younger leaders, one foundational issue rises above all others – be a man or woman who goes deep in the word of God regularly and persistently. This practice goes far beyond formal training. it is marked by the study…

5 Innovative Ways to Add Value to a Nonprofit

By Randy Hain Did you know there are other ways to help the organizations you are serving besides writing a big check? While individual contributions are helpful, we may not always be in a position to provide significant personal resources. I have helped develop alternative ways to provide value to the nonprofits I have served.…

Fundraising: Instinct vs Insight

By Andrew Olsen CFRE As a fundraiser you’ll have a lot of people offer you suggestions on how best to do your job.  Well intentioned board members, executive directors, program staffers, volunteers and supporters will, at one time or another, probably all give you suggestions (requested or not). Most of these suggestions are based on…

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