Transformational Leaders

Leading a faith-based nonprofit organization requires a unique set of circumstances and skills. Competent management skills, effective leadership skills, and a biblically-based spiritual foundation comprise key ingredients to an executive leadership assignment and outcome. To be transformed is yet another thing, beyond effective management and leadership. Personal transformation is a matter of the heart, a … Continue reading Transformational Leaders

Transformed Hearts

Christian Leadership Alliance President and CEO Tami Heim recently interviewed Ken Harrison, Chairman and CEO of Promise Keepers. Ken’s mission is to provide executive leadership and strategic direction to the ministry while inspiring men to be bold, humble and ambitious about their faith. Harrison also serves as CEO of WaterStone, a Christian Community Foundation that … Continue reading Transformed Hearts

Sizing Up

My husband, Todd, and I moved to Mexico in 1997 with our savings account, hoping to meet orphans, learn Spanish, and follow a call to make a difference. Twenty-plus years later, Back2Back is in nine locations around the world, managing an annual budget of $11 million dollars. The learning curve between there and here has … Continue reading Sizing Up

Seasons of Change

“Prepare for exodus.” These were the words that came to mind during a workshop at the Outcomes Conference 2019. Every season of change should have a desired outcome. RiverCross, the ministry I lead, had come under the umbrella of a larger organization in 2015. We retained our 501©3 status, but operated as a ministry of … Continue reading Seasons of Change

Reaching Gen Z

“This is why we stan.” As I read that sentence, my fingers itched to add the letter “d.” But knowing the young and brilliant author who submitted the article, I decided to reach out to him with my proposed edit. His response was informative: “Stan” is a made-up word that means “love and support no … Continue reading Reaching Gen Z