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Time for Emerging Leaders to Shine Bright By ZÁNDRA BISHOP

Emerging Leaders – Capture Attention and Accelerate Your Journey! For emerging leaders, standing out is like navigating a bustling marketplace, where a blend of strategic thinking, authenticity, and savvy communication is essential.  If you’re on this path, you know that gaining the recognition of peers and stakeholders is pivotal. But how can you ensure your…

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In Search of Well-Being By Dr. Zenet Maramara

Definition and Christian Perspective on Well-Being The Oxford Dictionary defines well-being as “the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy.” For Christians, well-being reflects the Trinitarian life of God, characterized by flourishing within a community. This idea is deeply rooted in God’s nature as a relational being—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in perfect communion. This…

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My Bout with Anxiety by Alec Hill

Empathy for Those with Anxiety and Mental Health Issues It started with a low potassium count, and anxiety followed. The imbalance showed up on a blood test during my annual physical exam. The solution seemed simple enough – take supplements. But, for whatever reason, that didn’t work. What ensued – waking up abruptly in the…

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The Priority of Our Outcomes By Larry Gadbaugh

The Significance of Outcomes As leaders we are judged by our outcomes. Our strategic plans, our metrics, our annual reports, all concentrate our attention on our outcomes. As people of faith, we recognize and embrace our Lord’s measurement: “By their fruits you shall know them.” ~ Matt 7:20 This is why we lead, manage, motivate,…

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The Power of Remembering By R. Scott Rodin

Remembering What Mattered Most As the year draws to an end, we have a once-a-year opportunity to look back over the previous 12 months and remember, relive, (and possibly try to forget) the events that shaped our journey that was 2022. We do this in different ways. Perhaps some of us will go to our…

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Realignment in Leadership By Larry Gadbaugh

Realignment in Leadership is Essential Realignment is an essential discipline for leaders. Especially coming through this season of moral, cultural, economic, political, and ideological upheaval. It’s Necessary Realignment is a necessary part of vehicle maintenance. Especially when we’re constantly running into potholes and hitting road debris. We recently took our car in for an alignment.…

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New Accounting Standard for Leases by Tammara Williamson

Key Steps in Implementing the New Accounting Standard for Leases There is a new accounting standard for leases, ASC 842. Nonprofit organizations should be planning their implementation strategy for an important upcoming change. The standard updates the definition of a lease and now requires lessees to recognize substantially all leases, both financing and operating, on…

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Leader as the Coach By Rich Stearns

  Will you follow the Leader and coach like Jesus did! The success of any organization will depend in large part on whether the leader has chosen the right people.  A leader knows how to get the right people into for the right jobs, just like a coach forming a team.  Once the right people…

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Biblical Truths to Guide Your Ministry By Dr. Zenet Maramara

There are two core biblical truths that must guide your ministry! That God owns everything and that we are only stewards of all resources is a biblical truth which Christians believe, but not as popularly practiced.  I teach my fundraising-students that these two basic principles of divine ownership and human stewardship should guide their ministry.…

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How Does Jesus See People? By David Sanford

How Does Jesus Really See People? So how, exactly, does the Lord Jesus Christ see each member of humanity? The answer, it turns out, is more relevant than ever—and has three parts. They’re not the same, but how are they different? The people we lead need to know! The three parts are: God’s Church –…

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