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Michael Oh on Connecting Influencers and Ideas for Global Mission

I’m live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God’s plan for the future. Michael "Young-Suk" Oh is Executive Director/CEO of the Lausanne Movement. Michael is of Korean descent, born in America. Michael received his BA, MS, and PhD degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed an MDiv at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School as well as an MA in Regional Studies, East Asia, at ...

3 Ways to Prevent Mission Drift | Peter Greer

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Peter Greer is President and CEO of HOPE International, a global Christ-centered microenterprise development organization serving throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. I wrote my eulogy when I turned 40. So, in my talk, I want to talk about things that are in the heart and soul for us professionally and ...

Tony Evans on Raising Leaders with Kingdom Perspective

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Dr. Tony Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. As a pastor, teacher, author and speaker, he serves the body of Christ through his unique ability to communicate complex theological truths through simple, yet profound, illustrations. While addressing the practical issues of today, Dr. Evans ...

How a Steward Leader Leads During Crisis

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Scott Rodin leads an organization called The Steward's Journey where it's mission is "to equip and inspire God’s people to be free and joyful stewards of life." Here is a summary of his insightful talk on stewardship leadership in the crucible of crisis.  Steward Leader Theology: Here are seven marks of a steward leader... ...

How to Lead in the Crucible of Crisis

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Michael Lindsay, president of Gordon College, conducted the largest in-person studies on leadership (550 interviews), including a decade of research. Interviews included former presidents Bush, Carter and 80 cabinets in the White House. Michael wanted to address the question: "How do these leaders manage in times of crisis? Lead...

In Pursuit of Great AND Godly Leadership

The opening line of Good to Great from Jim Collins states “Good is the enemy of great.” As organizations experience some measure of success, they will consider themselves “good,” and they start to lose the mojo to become “great.”  Thankfully as Christians, we are given the definitive leadership role model – our Lord Jesus Christ. Called to be imitators of Christ (Eph 5:1), we must ask the inevitable question. “Is great the enemy of godly?” or “Is godly the enemy of great?” As a maturing student of leadership, I sometimes found myself swimming in the sea of confusion as I absorbed numerous books on leadership. Sometimes the ...