Posts Tagged ‘Chritian Leadership Alliance’

You Are a Catalyst for Kingdom Outcomes

Outcomes Conference News for You Outcomes are simply the way something turns out or the consequences of actions taken. As Christians, we know we have a place in God’s master plan for redemption and its glorious outcome! As an entire body of believers, we are entrusted with God’s provision to complete every good work the…

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Planning with God’s Purpose and Perspective By Dr. Zenet Maramara

Planning and Setting Goals God’s Way We start a new year by planning and setting goals that we want to accomplish. Then, we create metrics that tell us whether we achieved those goals. Unfortunately, it has not been easy to plan in the last couple of years, much less predict and evaluate results because the…

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5 Ways to Focus Board Meetings By Randy Bronkema

5 Ways to Change the Focus of Your Board Meetings You can begin to change the focus your board meeting and achieve great and meaningful work by focusing on five key priorities. Mission First Every time you meet, review the mission and make this a focus. Ensure that your organization has a clear view of…

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Vocation By Dr. Christina Crenshaw

Understanding Our Vocation By Dr. Christina Crenshaw ~ Understanding our vocation changes the way we lead and serve. One of the most celebrated modern definitions of vocation comes from theologian Frederick Buechner, who wrote, “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” Throughout church…

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Ministry Financial Trends: An Interview with Vonna Laue

Vonna Laue shares her perspective on ministry financial trends. CLA President and CEO Tami Heim recently interviewed Vonna Laue, CPA, managing partner for CapinCrouse, LLP, a national CPA and consulting services firm that since 1972 has provided support in key areas of financial integrity and security for mission-focused nonprofit organizations, churches and higher education institutions..…

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The Chief Steward by Kent R. Wilson

Who is the chief steward of your organization? Your Board! By Kent R. Wilson, PhD ~ Any stewardship relationship is basically a triangle of three interdependent entities: an owner, the owner’s resources, and a steward. Stewardship occurs when the owner entrusts his resources into the leadership and oversight of the steward. When the nonprofit organization…

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Navigating Icebergs: Greatest Challenges Facing Female Christian Leaders

By Dr. Halee Scott In my book, Dare Mighty Things: Mapping the Challenge of Leadership for Christian Women, I argue that the bulk of the conversation about female Christian leaders is concerned with the degree of leadership a Christian woman is allowed to have. Though women are leading in both complementarian and egalitarian contexts, rarely have…

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