Posts Tagged ‘Christian Leadersip Alliance’

A Healthy Digital Ministry Mindset By Chad Williams

Five Signs of a Healthy Digital Ministry Mindset   Christian leaders know that digital is central to ministry strategy because digital is central to the way people live today. As we lead ministries digitally, we lead with pastoral hearts and we strive to grow and know the capabilities of technology for ministering to people today.…

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Pursue Excellence By Paul Swamidass

Are you pursuing excellence? A culture of excellence in life may enable a Christian leader to take on challenges that he/she otherwise cannot. Young David Overcomes A National Crisis The nation of Israel faced an existential threat from the Philistine army when the giant, Goliath, issued a challenge to King Saul and his army (1…

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Culture is the Secret Weapon of Brand Impact By Mark Miller

  Do you know what’s your secret brand impact weapon? First of all, brand impact is not something your organization has, it is your organization! It’s made up of tangible and visible elements: a logo, a website, print collateral. But it also involves the intangible. It’s the sum total of how others perceive you. It’s…

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Pushing the Reset Button By Mark L. Vincent

Pushing the Reset Button in Three Clear Steps When we make major life adjustments, really reset or transform something, it involves three steps: Stopping the direction, we are going. Re-orienting to the new direction, we believe we need to go. Moving in a corrected direction. A Practical Lesson in Pushing Reset A couple of years…

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Seven More Letters By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

Letters to Seven More Churches God gave John a message for each of the seven churches in Asia Minor. We read the seven letters in Revelation 2-3. Churches throughout history have found inspiration from these letters. We could summarize them in this way: To the church in Ephesus, He said, “Remember your first love!” (2:1-7).…

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A New Year Lesson from Closed Doors By Scott Rodin

Stewarding Closed Doors: A Look Back and Ahead Today we look back at a year now nearly completed, and ahead to a fresh new year that awaits us. This is a unique moment to ask how well we did in following God’s leading in 2019? More importantly, looking ahead, how do we know if our…

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Restructure Your Development Department By John Curtiss

Know when it’s time to restructure and make changes. With almost any Christian organization, a review of structure and operations of the development function should be considered from time to time. As part of the natural growth and maturing, many organizations may find themselves facing the need to undergo a complete restructuring of their development…

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Fundraising as Your Life’s Work By Ron Haas

  The Gift of Your Life’s Work   When employees arrive for their first day of work at Apple they are greeted with this inspirational note: “There’s work and there’s your life’s work. The kind of work that has your fingerprints all over it. The kind that you’d never compromise on. That you’d sacrifice a…

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Moses: Unselfish Leadership By Paul Swamidass

  Moses, the most unselfish leader and example. There was a tragic moment when Moses was conversing with God on Mount Sinai (Exodus 32). Moses was unaware that his brother and partner Aaron was enabling the worship of a freshly-cast golden calf at the foot of the mountain in defiance of God. God saw what…

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Financial Stewardship By Dr. Sid Yeomans

Why should Christ-Centered leaders care about financial stewardship? I’m a stewardship nut. It’s God’s call on my life. 40 years ago as a kid growing up on a farm in Iowa I purchased, raised, and sold cattle, budgeted my earnings, and found joy in the impact of generosity.  Then I went on to serve in…

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