Posts Tagged ‘Chrsitian Leadership Alliance’

The Money Quandary By Mary Beth Leavell

Stewardship and Issues of Money Stewardship is typically equated with money. Even in the church world, stewardship is discussed in terms of giving. After all, churches have business operations with budgets, income, expenses, payroll, and financial audits. In addition, the Bible has hundreds of verses that refer directly to money and how God’s people should…

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Happy Thanksgiving to You!

Hear the Voices of Gratitude and Thanksgiving As we gathering in a spirit of thanksgiving, we discover over and over again in God’s Word that he, alone, is worthy of our praise. Our praise, adoration, and thanksgiving brings him delight and increases our intimacy with him. In our praises and adoration, he continues to transform…

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Money Talk by Peter J. Mahler

Let’s Talk About Money and Weathering the Storm! Money has become a key topic of conversation for Christians across the country. Because the coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced many businesses to close their doors, millions of Americans are unemployed. As a result, many churches and other Christian organizations may face potentially catastrophic reductions in income, even…

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A Winning Fundraiser During COVID-19 by Peter J. Mahler

Deliver a  Fundraiser that Stands Out during COVID-19 It can be challenging to help your fundraiser rise “above the noise” during the best of times. But while our nation’s economy is struggling during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, meeting your fundraising goals is even more difficult. So, how can you run an effective campaign? Before you…

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Thank God It’s… By Scott Rodin

Rethinking our view of work in light of God greater mission. “Thanks God it’s Friday!” Have you ever said that? Thought it? If we’re not careful we can fall into a distorted view of work that permeates our culture. For many, work is the toilsome necessity that we endure in order to enjoy the good…

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Gratitude by Jon Lewis

  Do you have an attitude of gratitude?   Sometimes it is challenging to find and keep an attitude of gratitude. Right after Christmas, my wife broke her leg in a skiing accident. Thanks to a novice snowboarder who ran into her on our first run down the mountain, my wife found herself with a…

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Wisdom in Trials By Howard Rich

Steward Leaders Seek Wisdom in Trials James 1:1-5 is a passage rich with words about trials for those whom God has entrusted with leadership responsibilities.  As stewards operating in leadership roles, it is wise to be constantly reminded we serve one Lord and one Savior, who is King over one Kingdom. OUR NEED Acknowledging we…

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Winning Goals – Part One By Dr. Daniel Hallak

The Heart of Winning Goals – Part One I’ve been failing at goal setting since my 6th birthday party. My parents created thoughtful birthday games to keep everyone entertained. We started with a round of pin the tail on the donkey in the yard. They surrounded me with my friends, spun me till I was…

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All Praise and Thanks to God

All praise and thanks to the One Who is worthy! We discover over and over again in God’s Word that He, alone, is worthy of our praise. Our praise, adoration, and thanksgiving brings Him delight and increases our intimacy with Him. In Paul’s letter to the church in Thessalonica, he makes clear God’s will for us:…

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Align with the Father By Howard Rich

Stewards Align with the Father When I confess my failures as a follower of Christ, I am comforted by Psalm 103:12 which says, “as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.”  The comfort only comes when I go to the Father, confess my failure, ask…

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