Posts Tagged ‘Joni and Friends’

Doing Good Works By W. Scott Brown

Doing The Good Works God Has Prepared for Us “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” (Eph. 2:10) Cultural conflict grabs headlines, but there is another story happening today. Christian organizations and leaders are quietly and faithfully transforming lives. It’s…

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The Heart of a Leader By Cynthia Berry

The Heart of a Leader Following Jesus It is profound to surmise the current condition of the heart. If the heart, according to Matthew 15:18-20 emphasizes that good and evil are stored there, then in likeness to the physical chambers of the heart, spiritual chambers such as, love, hate; joy, sorrow; generosity and greed also…

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Culture Over Vision or Mission By Doug Mazza

The Culture far outweighs an organization’s vision or mission. Your culture is more important to your success than your vision or mission. All sustainable success requires a great culture. “May the God who gives endurance, and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one…

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Equip Your Employees By Roby Walker

Equip Your Employees by Investing in Them The dictionary defines the word “equip” as “to make ready… to furnish for service or action by appropriate provisioning.” Equipping is the what. But how you equip varies by each individual and can be overwhelming to think about. Generational Differences And perhaps the best starting point is to…

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Christian Leadership Alliance Member Spotlight: Joni and Friends

Christian Leadership Alliance Founder’s Council Member: Joni and Friends Today, Christian Leadership Alliance’s member spotlight is shining on the ministry of Joni and Friends. We are grateful for the leadership team of Joni and Friends and their commitment to serving God and others with excellence. Joni and Friends is built on Biblical truth and the…

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A Spectacle of Glory By Joni Eareckson Tada

A Spectacle of Glory: God’s Light Shining through Me Every Day By Joni Eareckson Tada – As leaders in the kingdom, you and I are on stage. Others are watching. We can do our part well, building up the entire audience. Or, when trials assault us, we can ad-lib by acting out our resentments, bringing…

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Facing Today's 800 Pound Gorilla by Marc Stein

By Marc Stein ~ The trend is unmistakable. The American Church is waning and few among us are even talking about it. It’s our 800 pound gorilla. This isn’t just another “millennial issue.” It’s symptomatic of a much larger concern; our problem is systemic. You probably don’t need to see the statistics to know the…

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A Reflection on Steward Leadership

Today’s post is by Cate Given is the Director of Human Resources for Joni and Friends International Disability Center and a participant in Christian Leadership Alliance’s “Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leader” CCNL program. This fall she participated in the CCNL1 – Leadership session at the CLA Online Academy. Below is an excerpt from one of her reflection assignments…

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How Do You Invest in Your Leadership Development?

In today’s rapidly changing world, Christian ministries need leaders who have proven expertise and certified excellence in their professional fields. But with so many options, how do you invest in your leadership development? Here is one way. Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) offers nonprofit leaders the Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leader (CCNL) program. This learning experience is …

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One Way to Invest in Your Leadership Development

If you are a nonprofit ministry leader, what are you intentionally doing to invest in your own leadership development? One way to invest wisely in your growth as a leader is to enroll in the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) premier experience known as the Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leader (CCNL) program. Designed to promote biblical principles and professional standards…

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