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What Questions Should You Ask Your Audience

Asking All the Right Questions By Dan Kennedy

What Questions Should You Ask Your Audience? Asking the right questions is important if you want to get the answer you most need. If you walked into a restaurant and they immediately served you a ham sandwich and gave you the bill, what would you say? You’re not a ham-hater, but what if you were…

Christian Leadership Alliance Member Spotlight: ENVOY FINANCIAL

Christian Leadership Alliance Founder’s Council Member: ENVOY FINANCIAL For almost three decades, Envoy Financial has specialized in the unique retirement needs of churches, missionaries, and other faith-based organizations. Envoy offers cost-effective plans for both individuals and organizations so no one in ministry is unprepared for their future. Envoy’s open architecture platform allows access to over…

A Steward's Meditation By Andrea Capuyan

A Steward’s Meditation – Calibrating My Heart and Mind to The Master’s Voice As a steward my choice to pause and meditate allows me to continually calibrate my heart and mind to the Master’s voice. The spiritual practices of prayer, contemplation and reflection strengthen the bond of trust between me and God, my owner. Because…

What's Your New Big Ministry Idea? By Patrick Johnson

What’s driving your new big ministry idea! There are four big ideas that should be driving your big ministry idea: Compelling Strategy, Maximized Leverage, Bold Vision and Effective Mission. These big ideas are an integral part of church life. In fact, it’s likely that you’ve talked about one or more of them as a part…

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…

Got Budget? By Dr. Gary Hoag

Do you live on a budget? Most budgets include four (or five) basic categories, namely, money for giving, spending, saving, paying taxes, and (if necessary) debt repayment. Statistics show that only about one-third of American households live on a budget (Gallup 2013). Not living on a budget can contribute to further challenges, such as making…

1.25.18 Christian Leadership Alliance Webcast Announcement

January Webcast: Breaking Down Successful Nonprofit Campaigns The Christian Leadership Alliance webcast series offers an exceptional line-up featuring some of the best of Christian Leadership Alliance’s past conference speakers – all highly sought after experts in their fields. Mike Schatz, COO, Partner, 5by5 – A Change Agency, will be sharing with us the new marketing…

Christian Leadership Alliance Member Spotlight: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Christian Leadership Alliance Founder’s Council Member: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has been serving the Church since its founding in 1927. While they are now a Fortune 500 company with over 25,000 employees and over 700 offices around the world, the Religious Practice at Gallagher is a connected group of…

The Double Bottom Line By Mark L. Vincent

There is more to the story when you focus on your double bottom line. So many nonprofits forget to use the presentation of their financials as a means to inspire and highlight the double bottom line. They opt, instead, to merely report. This is especially true of association systems—organizations that have chapters, affiliates, congregations, franchises,…

Top Four Employee Concerns By Robert McFarland

Do you know the top concerns of employees in your organization? At one point in my formative years as an employee, I remember being told of the dangers of wearing ties. Some well-meaning and sincere soul told me that wearing a tie would prevent blood from flowing to my brain. Perhaps that is a reason…

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