What church leaders can learn about resilient relationships from the “frenemies” Patton, Ike and Bradley.
Allegra Jordan works with senior international leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship and marketing in non-religious, interfaith and Christian settings. At Duke she is engaged in capacity-building projects alongside African leaders in Southern Sudan and Uganda (with some work with DR-Congo). Previously, Jordan led marketing efforts at USA TODAY, where the audience grew from 10,000 people a month to 8 million+ visitors; helped America’s largest university go from worst to best in terms of engaging minority students; and has served as a engagement manager and consultant for Forge Advisors, c-level management, Washington, D.C., consulting firm. She has been named a top executive under 40 in Austin, Texas, and Birmingham, Ala., and by Time Magazine as a Rising Star. She is an honors graduate of Harvard Business School and Samford University.
Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson hosted King, taught in Selma Public Schools, and has a system to move past bitterness.
Peter Gomes preached beautifully, regarded each person individually, and loved an institution.
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Thankfully, we don’t have to answer that question by ourselves.
Tim Keller says he's never heard anyone confess to the sin of greed. Why is that?
Call your teenage daughter “human capital” and see how she responds.
Maggy Barankitse showed her messenger a vision of peace and he accepted. Henry Ford shot his.
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It’s not fantasy to think a new version of the medieval abbey of Cluny might be taking root in east Africa. It’s actually happening.
Loneliness, surprisingly, is not private.
Applications Open for the 2023 Reflective Leadership Grant
This grant program is for leaders who are ready to design the next chapter in their ministry. We welcome applicants who serve in a range of leadership roles, from project director to senior administrator, and who are working in a variety of organizations, including denominations, seminaries, church-related colleges, consultancies, congregations, Christian nonprofits, Christian social enterprises and others.
The application deadline is May 15, 2023.