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Learning Leadership in Prose
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A MEMO to All Christians Regarding the Syrian Refugees
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Church and Para-Church Can THRIVE Together!
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5 Charity Myths – Dispelled
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“Nonprofit” and “No Risk” are not Bedfellows

Learning Leadership in Prose

I am thankful to leadership blogger and consultant, Paul Sohn for bringing my attention back to this amazing piece written by Rudyard Kipling. I hold much admiration for those that write poetry well. For those of you who do not, do not let the “poem” label scare you away. There is much to learn from these few stanzas on leadership and life. Read it slowly and intentionally. And by all means read it more than[…]

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A MEMO to All Christians Regarding the Syrian Refugees

To be sure, there are opinions on all sides of the matter of what to do with the massive exodus of Syrian refugees that have fled their homeland in the last months. Does the U.S. take them in in mass, carte blanch?  Does the federal government place very articulated restrictions on Syrian immigration status? How are they vetted to keep the public safe?  These are all questions that MUST be answered. And it is not an[…]

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Church and Para-Church Can THRIVE Together!

From 2008-2011 I served on the staff of a small church in Arizona as the Associate Pastor. For those not familiar with small churches, that means the Exec. Pastor, Missions Pastor, Local Outreach and Youth Pastor combined with grounds and janitorial sometimes thrown in just to keep me humble. In a small church that is just the way it is. No complaints –  a fantastically fulfilling time of my life. As part of those duties[…]

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5 Charity Myths – Dispelled

Charity Navigator has posted across social media this morning a 2007 article that is deserving of a quick read. It is especially good for those who interact with nonprofit organizations, whether via volunteering, financial donations, or board/committee service. The five myths the article dispels are below. I will leave you to follow the links to read their explanations.  Just know it is good information and are still true throughout the nonprofit sector. Myth 1:  Charity executives[…]

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“Nonprofit” and “No Risk” are not Bedfellows

For those  serving on staff and on the Board of nonprofits, a very real issues is upon us.  Nonprofit Quarterly posted this morning a very important article outlining the “risk” faced by nonprofits.  The case at hand is regarding the Lemington Home for the Aged of Pennsylvania who was recently found in breach of their duty of care.  At issue were financial woes and the reporting deficiencies to the Pennsylvania Department of Health at a rate of three[…]

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