Posts Tagged ‘The Outcomes Leadership CORE’

Stewards of Our Emotions By Howard Rich

Stewarding Our Emotions as a Leader In its essence, leading as a steward requires alignment with the will of the Father. Jesus demonstrated this through intense agony and overwhelming emotions in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26:36-46) the night before his crucifixion.  This passage of Scripture shines a bright light on the humanity of Jesus…

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A Heart to Reflect Jesus By Phyllis Hennecy Hendry

Do you have a heart that longs to reflect Jesus? I don’t know about you, but my heart is racing to think about reflecting Jesus. And at this minute, I am running to the Father just as Jesus did. It’s the only way. We can’t do this on our own. Jesus modeled connection to the…

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Fall Outcomes Academy Online 2019

It’s time for the Fall Outcomes Academy Online 2019 At Christian Leadership Alliance, it’s time for Christ-centered nonprofit leaders to go back to school at the Outcomes Academy Online. The Academy offers in-depth leadership training for those who want to expand their operational effectiveness. The  interactive 10-hour modules were developed by some of America’s top…

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A Yardstick for Slander By Paul Swamidass

The Biblical Yardstick for Slander A Biblical yardstick is needed for slander otherwise it destroys trust within organizations. It causes the members of an organization become wary of each other.  It harshly cuts down its victim. And finally, the Bible says, slander is ungodly sin, again and again. If not controlled in Christian organizations, it…

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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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Titles Matter to Donors By John Curtis

What Titles Matter to Donors? Russell James, Ph.D. at Texas Tech University has recently completed a study of the Effectiveness of Fundraiser Job Titles. “His findings should give your Development Department reason to pause and, perhaps, move away from organization-centered titles to more gift-focused titles… his research shows that titles DO matter.” In the past,…

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Strategic Alignment By Tom Okarma

The Significance of Strategic Alignment What does strategic alignment have to do with impact and outcomes? If you stop to think about it, leaders can significantly increase the impact of their nonprofit agencies without spending an extra dime. Say what? Let’s say your agency has: Experienced leadership-CHECK A clear and compelling strategic plan-CHECK The respect and support…

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Call to Action for Nonprofits By ECFA

Action: Stop the Tax on Nonprofit Employee Parking! Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)  is circulating a position statement as a call for action for nonprofit organizations (including churches) concerned about a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This Act will require nonprofits to pay taxes on the parking benefits provided by many…

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Teaching Tips from Dr. Gary Hoag

Called to Teach God has gifted some of us to teach, but that does not make it easy! It gets complicated when we have to address controversial topics, when our audiences have a wide range of knowledge and varied expectations, or when God leads us into new teaching settings that take us far outside our…

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Pride in Leadership By W. Scott Brown

  Pride in Leadership: The world’s perspective or God’s perspective? Pride is an ever-present temptation for leaders. In the world’s eyes pride in leadership may actually seem beneficial. Today, prideful leaders are often celebrated because they seem “successful.” By mere force of their seemingly self-assured personalities, they shake up the status quo and make change…

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