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CLA Ministry Spotlight: Cru

Today’s Spotlight is on Christian Leadership Alliance Founder’s Council Member: Cru Cru is a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. Cru’s purpose is helping to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them…

CLA Ministry Spotlight: The Navigators

 CLA Spotlights Founder’s Council Member: The Navigators The Navigators is an international, interdenominational Christian ministry established in 1933. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, The Navigators has spread to more than 100 countries. The Navigators family includes staff and those who work alongside staff, whose hearts beat with the passion of their motto: “To Know Christ…

Annual Fundraising By Tom MacAdam

Move annual fundraising beyond golf outings, galas and gift forms! Events and appeals, auctions and raffles, monthly emails and quarterly form letters are at the core of many annual fundraising efforts. But they can be an addiction, and a treadmill for your development team. Dependency So why do so many organizations, particularly local schools, ministries,…

12.14.17 CLA Webcast: Advance Your Organization Online

Learn to Advance Your Organization Online Your ministry’s online presence is mission critical today.  In this CLA December webcast, you will hear successful strategies involving websites, multimedia, e-commerce, social media and mobile.  It will help you to think through developing an effective social media strategy for your ministry.  We will also discuss ways to strengthen…

CLA Ministry Spotlight: The Salvation Army

Today’s Spotlight is on CLA Founder’s Council Member: The Salvation Army The Salvation Army, is dedicated to doing the most good! The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible, its ministry is motivated by the love of God, and its mission is to preach…

Charitable Giving By Dr. Gary Hoag

Charitable Giving at Year-End Since the signing of the War Revenue Act of 1917 – exactly 100 years ago – Americans have used the provision in the income tax code known as the charitable gift deduction to maximize their contributions as a portion of income. This provision leads many people, especially those in higher tax…

CLA Ministry Spotlight: World Vision

Today’s Spotlight is on CLA Founder’s Council Member: World Vision At World Vision, They’re driven by Jesus’ heart for the poor and His love for children. Kids are the focus of all they do—because when children thrive, everyone thrives. The best way to help children is to help their community stand tall, free from poverty.…

Innovate to Great by Allen Thornburgh

Six Steps to Innovate and Drive Growth Remember Circuit City? “Where service is state of the art”? Dark, cavernous consumer electronics stores with red carpet and nearly-impossibly- knowledgeable salespeople? Ring a bell? Not if you’re under 30, because Circuit City — one of Jim Collins’ “great” companies in his bestseller Good To Great (Harper Collins,…

Owner Boards vs. Steward Boards By R. Scott Rodin

Owner Boards vs. Steward Boards – Do you know the difference? If you follow these blogs you’ll know that we write about the difference between owner leaders and steward leaders. In a number of posts we’ve defined owner leaders as self-reliant rather than God-reliant, tying their self-image to their job and title, seeing people as…

11.30.17 CLA Webcast: URL Strong

Strengthen Your Brand Starting with Your URL In the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA)  November Webcast, you will understand why the clarity and memorability of your ministry’s brand platform and URL are something you need to get right or your site will never have a chance. This webcast will bring you up to speed on the…


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