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Measuring Leader Effectiveness Collaboratively

Evaluation of clergy leaders is often a formal process that engenders a measure of self-justification and anxiety among those being evaluated, because there is an inherent sense that the purpose... read more >

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Measuring Organizational Success Collaboratively

Effective evaluation recognizes that programs and organizations grow by experience. An organization is most effective when its stakeholders periodically reflect on their collective experience and on ways their organization can... read more >

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Using the Spiritual Practice of Discernment to Make Secular Decisions

Ascension Health is the nation’s largest Catholic, nonprofit health care company, with 2008 revenue of $13.5 billion. And Ascension Health makes its major decisions on the basis of a spiritual... read more >

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How Religion Can Lead In Financial Hard Times

In the current financial climate all corporations should engage in risk management by imagining the worst possible case and developing a plan for dealing with it. It is time to... read more >

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Holy Money

Money can be holy, a gift from God to be used to create community, not destroy it; it can be distributed to the needy rather than be hoarded; it can... read more >

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Faithfully Stewarding Unexpected Gifts

Christian individuals and institutions often have a built-in love-hate relationship with money, a tension that is heightened in troubling economic times. But Christian leaders are called to a hopeful posture,... read more >

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Christian Leadership and God’s Abundance

The church lives in between a faith that God provides and a concern that we must live realistically in today’s world. The tendency is to either rely on Godly miracles... read more >

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Leadership and Authority Structure - Video

In human institutions, there are two kinds of challenges: technical challenges are problems that can be solved by the institution’s existing knowhow; adaptive challenges are problems that require new learning... read more >

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Institutional Leadership as Loving Your Enemies

Abraham Lincoln was criticized for making kind remarks about the South, to which he replied, “Don’t I destroy my enemies if I make them my friends?” When Nelson Mandela was... read more >

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How Christian Leadership is Christian

Under the pressure of declining memberships and faltering finances, Christian leaders at all levels have frequently fallen into one of two postures, either adopting secular business leadership and growth models... read more >

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

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