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Generous Paradigm-Shifting Discipleship By Patrick Johnson

 How to Initiate Generous, Paradigm-Shifting Discipleship Our vision for generosity at GenerousChurch is to break the mold! To shake it up so that the people sitting in the seats of your church sense a spiritual tremor and ask, “What just happened?” We want to equip church leaders like you to unleash generous disciples. The Reality…

Giving Thanks for Those Who Make Us Stronger

Thanks to Those Who Make Us Stronger Through Their Service Christian Leadership Alliance gives thanks for the sponsors and exhibitors of The Outcomes Conference 2018. Today kicks off the conference and we are excited about how God will move this week. This post is in honor of the ministries, organizations and businesses that dedicate their…

Next Generation of Faithful Supporters By Lauren Crawford

Share your passion: bringing up the next generation of faithful supporters This past summer, I was fortunate enough to acquire tickets to the PGA Championship in Charlotte. My husband and I made plans to go for the day and our 4-year-old son would spend the day with his grandparents. While our son was having a…

PR Appeals to Nonprofit Donors By Palmer Holt

Positive PR Remains Crucial in Reaching Nonprofit Donors What with print publications dying left and right, and all the fuss over “fake news,” you might be tempted to think the traditional news media is no longer an important factor for a nonprofit to consider. But nothing could be further from the truth, as I’ll be…

This is the way of Christian giving...

Christian Giving By Dr. Gary Hoag

The Way of Christian Giving Sometimes describing what giving isn’t, is the best way to explain what it is. In my interaction with givers globally, I have found that when they ask me to help them grow in Christian generosity, a list of contrasts of what it isn’t and what it is aids in getting…

Outcomes Academy Online Spring Term

The Outcomes Academy Online Spring 2018 Spring is a wonderful time to strengthen your leadership skills. As a nonprofit leader we know you are passionate and committed to your ministry, mission and  growing as a leader. Time is precious and finding ways to professionally develop may feel scarce. Christian Leadership Alliance has developed the perfect…

Christian Leadership Alliance Member Spotlight: Dunham + Company

Christian Leadership Alliance Founder’s Council Member Spotlight: Dunham + Company At Dunham+Company, they understand there are a lot of moving parts that must be brought into alignment if an organization is to have an effective fundraising program that generates support that is sustainable and scalable over time. That’s why it’s imperative not to waste time…

Christian Leadership Alliance Member Spotlight: Douglas Shaw & Associates

Christian Leadership Alliance Founder’s Council Member Spotlight: Douglas Shaw & Associates Douglas Shaw & Associates partners with ministries to help them acquire new donors and effectively communicate their voice and messaging, helping ministries raise more funds. Through their Donor-Focused Strategic Marketing approach, they help ministries build strong relationships with their donors through every channel including…

The Day I Stopped Fundraising By Zenet Maramara

Stop Fundraising! I was a fundraiser for Asian Theological Seminary in Manila for ten years. I began that job at the time when the American-founded seminary began to nationalize its leadership and faculty after twenty years. It made sense that funding needed to be nationalized also and to start local fundraising. I had no formal…

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…

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