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New Year 2005
Four seminaries share the difficulties and rewards of building their endowments, board members decide to focus on fundraising, and the last piece of a four-part series on the life cycle of a successful presidency.
How to best utilize differences within governance to distribute the work load, a farewell to J. Irwin Miller, and letters from readers who discuss church relations.
An exploration of how Canadian schools worked past theological differences to create beneficial relationships; the difficulties of drawing the right people to the board table; and an encouragement to board members to respond to institutional culture.
Four board members learn to fund raise successfully for their schools' advancement programs, Catholic Theological Union's president considers strategic planning through a theological lens, and a conversation between board chairs and presidents about what each wants from the other.
New Year 2004
How to handle unexpected tragedies a first hand account from four governing boards, Barbara Taylor, an expert on nonprofit boards, provides a call to action urging trustees to rediscover their purpose, and William MacKaye's last words as
How to thrive in a market downturn, leaders working together on accounting to remain a step ahead of rising costs, and a word in defense of fleas. Plus, an alternative to charging tuition.
Wing on wing: building the savvy board, and In Trust's Future: A community of teachers?
Solution-oriented foresight from the world of business is applied to the recruitment needs of seminaries, and two leadership experts analyze Christian images resulting in lessons for leaders.
New Year 2003
Generation X theology graduates look to collaborate, not dominate, and a missiologist predicts that twenty-first century theology will stem from the Third World not the West. Plus, managing money in volatile economic times.
The benefits of asking young people in the church to lead, and Calvin Theological Seminary's president explores the need for understanding the Hebrew word shalom or peace. Plus, Spirit Matters: the body of Christ.