Posts Tagged ‘CLA Online Academy’

Steward Your Intellect By Mark L. Vincent

By Mark L. Vincent ~ If you are a steward leader, how do you steward your intellect? Does that go without saying? Perhaps. And yet, acknowledging this is true is not the same as doing the work of expanding one’s base of knowledge, deliberately reducing thinking errors, distinguishing between personal preferences and timeless wisdom, cultivating…

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A Widow’s Mite by Suzy West

And in the story and the gift of a widow’s mite, I remember once again what it means to give all I have to give. “And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury, and He saw a certain poor widow putting in two mites. So He said, ‘Truly I…

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Milestones Matter by Suzy West

  I believe milestones matter, but have you ever wondered why we reflect most intensely on our lives when we hit an anniversary date divisible by 5?  I am celebrating my 15th anniversary working at Christian Leadership Alliance and have been experiencing many emotions as I consider these past 180 months – 780 weeks – …

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CLA Launches Outcomes365 by W. Scott Brown

By W. Scott Brown “Learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change, and the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” ~ Peter Drucker Here at Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) we are passionate about our mission to equip and unite leaders to transform the world for Christ. Since our founding…

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Personal Mission Reflections by Dr. Teresa M. Moon

  Today’s post is from Dr. Teresa M. Moon, the Founding President/CEO of the Institute for Cultural Communicators (ICC).  Teresa uses her doctorate in strategic leadership to develop people and cultures. Teresa is committed to continuous learning, fascinated by culture studies, energized by bold ideas and coffee, passionate about inter generational relationships and teams, and…

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Time to Go Back to School: Fall CLA Online Academy

Take your Christian leadership and the skills of your entire team to the next level of excellence with the CLA Online Academy. This experience is designed for nonprofits leaders who desire to personally develop, need flexibility, and appreciate  the ease of online learning. The CLA Online Academy’s state-of-the-art platform is powered by Azusa Pacific University…

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CLA Online Academy: Summer 2015

The CLA Online Academy features practical, biblically-based, insights from thought leaders from the front lines in these fields. Our faculty has proven expertise in nonprofit fundraising, leadership, people management, technology and social media, and more! Powered by Azusa Pacific University College and sponsored this year by ECFA, this online experience is perfect for busy ministry…

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The Effectiveness of a Humble Leader by Jeremy Kingsley

By Jeremy Kingsley I suspect that the biggest factor, however, is a growing awareness that it works—and that it leaves everyone involved better off than zero-sum business philosophies where the winners end up on top and the losers don’t matter. At its heart, servant leadership is based on the simplest of concepts: Humility – by…

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3 Major Roadblocks to Fundraising as Ministry

By Rebekah Basinger There is much to be gained from the fundraiser’s point of view in approaching our work as a calling. So what’s holding us back? As I’ve talked with people about the challenges of pursuing fundraising as a ministry, the following are the three major roadblocks to fundraising as ministry that have shown…

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