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Peace and Assurance By Linda Cunning

How to Have Peace & Assurance in Your Capital Campaign Work “And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance forever.” Isaiah 32:17 Recently, I was feeling unsettled with all that has been on my plate. Looking to the scripture for direction, Isaiah 32:17 stirred my heart. I…

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Your Most Important Message By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

Your most important message often appears as the least significant! As I navigate life, I realize the little things in life are really the big and important things. If I apply this idea to the many channels through which I receive messages, a keen insight emerges. At least I am learning this in my own…

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Heart Health By Mark L. Vincent

Steward Leader Heart Health I am a big fan of the Schumpeter column in The Economist. Several years back, the 2 August 2014 column, Decluttering the Company hit a nerve for me….hard. Two brief quotes from the article made the point, quoting Peter Drucker, “Much of what we call management consists of making it difficult…

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Outcomes Academy Online – Summer 2018

Outcomes Academy Online –  Summer 2018 The Outcomes Academy is Christian Leadership Alliance’s most in-depth professional learning experience. You can register and access it wherever your ministry travels take you this summer! The Academy is designed by subject matter experts to equip Christian leaders for operational excellence in eight core functional areas. Practical and full…

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When Personalities Clash By Megan Pacheco

What is your response when personalities clash? It is always challenging when personalities clash. God’s Word is clear, all of us are “fearfully and wonderfully made” in His image. It’s also clear that we all have been entrusted with different skills and gifts, all for building up one another. Our differences go even a step further…

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The Alliance Impact

The Leaders of The Alliance Are Impacting the World for Christ! For more than 40 years, Christ-centered leaders, like you, have united to create an ecosystem where nonprofit ministry leaders grow in knowledge, skill and IMPACT. Some of you reading this blog today are already part of the ecosystem that is Christian Leadership Alliance. The…

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Your Words By Mark L. Vincent

The Stewardship of Your words A sermon I once  heard focused on the five Hebrew words that Jonah preached to Nineveh: Forty-Days-More-Nineveh-Will be Destroyed. It takes more words in English, as Jonah’s Hebrew requires just one word to indicate verb tense. The preacher pointed out that these harsh yet necessary words were not great words…

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CLA Founder's Council Member: Batts Morrison Wales & Lee

Announcing CLA’s New Founder’s Council Member! Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) is pleased to announce new Founder’s Council member, Batts Morrison Wales & Lee (BMWL). A Founder’s Council (Platinum level) membership signals the highest membership commitment to equipping and uniting leaders called to transform the world for Christ. When asked about their decision to support the…

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Leveraging Natural Assets By David Raley

One Highly Effective Habit of a Chief Development Officer  – Leveraging Natural Assets By Dave Raley ~ The best development leaders in the world recognize that every organization has what I call “natural assets.” Natural assets are things that are unique to that organization, and with a bit of creative thinking, they can be leveraged…

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5 Tips for Marriages in Ministry By Gary and Jenni Hoag

Five Important Tips for Marriages in Ministry By Gary and Jenni Hoag – This next summer we will celebrate 25 years of marriage while actively engaging in ministry. Over that timeframe our marriage has been filled with highs and lows, much like one of our favorite couples in the Scriptures, Priscilla and Aquila. Priscilla and…

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