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CLA presents the first ever Collaborative Intensive day. Designed to be a dynamic and highly interactive experience, you’ll discover the pressing trends, creative challenges and unique opportunities of our time.

The key outcomes of this full-day experience:

  • You will gain a macro understanding the key trends and innovations that will shape the future of nonprofit ministry.
  • You will discover how to process and apply new thinking and best practices.
  • You will engage deeply with other ministry professionals on the key issues that matter most to your ministry.

SESSION 1 | The Collaborative Intensive General Session

Tuesday, April 17: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The morning session will feature 15-minute, main stage presentations by nine frontline Christian leaders that could change the way you think about your leadership and your organization today.

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge, Overview, Group Live. Session is worth  3 credits

Collaborative Intensive General Session Presenters:

Tom Lin

President, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, USA

Edgar Sandoval

COO, World Vision, US

Sam Wolgemuth

Board Governance (Ministry)

George Cook

Institutional Consulting Director, Graystone Consulting

Stuart Lark

Member/Attorney, Sherman & Howard

Dee Ann Turner

Vice President, Enterprise Social Responsibility, Chick-fil-A

Steve Kaloper

CEO/Founder, Development Services Group

Tim Kachuriak

Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer, NextAfter

SESSION II | Collaborative Intensive Roundtable Breakouts

During the afternoon, you’ll select one of the three different roundtable breakouts that most aligns with your areas of expertise.

Each roundtable breakout will be hosted by a member of CLA’s National Advisory Council, and include a panel discussion and two additional presentations and discussions on key topics facing Christian leaders.

Then you will go even deeper, engaging with other thought leaders on important trends and innovations for Christian nonprofit leaders today.

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge, Overview, Group Live. Session is worth  3 credits


Leadership Roundtable Experience

Stewardship Roundtable Experience

Relationship Roundtable Experience