Books for Spring 2024

BOOKS OUTCOMES CONFERENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR: 1. Healthy Leadership for Thriving Organizations: Creating contexts where people flourish By Dr. Justin A. Irving (Baker Academic, Dec. 2023) Book Overview  Christian Leadership Alliance has selected Healthy Leadership for Thriving Organizations by Dr. Justin A. Irving, Duke K. McCall Professor of Christian Leadership at The Southern Baptist Theological … Continue reading Books for Spring 2024

“Therefore” Wisdom from Philippians

Last year, I graduated with my PhD, and this year I have the privilege of speaking to women at Christian Leadership Alliance’s Outcomes Conference. The 2024 Outcomes Conference theme is “Therefore,” therefore I’m using these examples to highlight what this significant word, therefore, is there for. (See what I did there?) “Therefore” serves as a … Continue reading “Therefore” Wisdom from Philippians

Managing Risk for Christian Nonprofits

Christian Leadership Alliance President and CEO Tami Heim recently interviewed Peter Persuitti, Global Managing Director, Nonprofit | Religious Practices, Gallagher. They explored the theme of this edition of Outcomes, “Risk.” For more than 22 years, Peter Persuitti has led a specialized group of consultants, claims administrators and brokers. Gallagher is the world’s third largest broker … Continue reading Managing Risk for Christian Nonprofits

Fiduciary CPR

The year 2023 has brought with it a host of challenges! Rising interest rates, a banking crisis, the ongoing war in Ukraine which shows little sign of ending. The removal of the Speaker of the House, and election of a new Speaker of the House. The threat of a government shutdown. Also, the burgeoning conflict … Continue reading Fiduciary CPR

Books for Winter 2023

BOOKS 1. Lead With Prayer: The spiritual habits of world-changing leaders By Ryan Skoog and Peter Greer, with Cameron Doolittle (FaithWords, Jan. 23, 2024) Book Overview  Listen to Peter Greer on Best Christian Workplaces’ The Flourishing Culture Leadership Podcast as he discusses “Shaping Souls: Building Christian Character in Your Team.” 2. Hire Right, First Time: A practical guide for staffing … Continue reading Books for Winter 2023

Entitled or Entrusted?

Are we entrusted with our leadership role, or we are entitled to it? Given the state of leadership in our country and in the church, this is an increasingly poignant question. Are we entrusted with our leadership role, or we are entitled to it? We applaud Christian Leadership Alliance for choosing “Entrusted” as this year’s … Continue reading Entitled or Entrusted?