Guest on Faith+Lead's Pivot Podcast May 22, 2024

 

 

Thanks to Dwight Zscheile and Alicia Granholm for inviting me to be a guest on Faith+Lead's Pivot Podcast at Luther Seminary!  

The episode is full of great stories of the...

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Paper Presented at the ARL - April 26 Apr 29, 2024

 

I presented my first academic paper at the Academy of Religious Leadership last week.

 

The conference was on the theme of moving beyond clericalism into more empowering models of...

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Article: Why the Church Needs Adaptive Leadership, Taught Effectively Oct 25, 2023

 

From Problem-Solving to Being the Body of Christ

 By Clara King

 

Download a printable copy of this article here.

 

This paper was presented at the Fall Gathering of Grantees...

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Speaker at the TWS Grantees Gathering, October 18/24 Oct 20, 2023

 

 

My work teaching adaptive leadership in the United Church of Canada is funded by the Leadership Fund at Trinity Church Wall Street.  

 

Twice a year, the current grantees...

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The Ethics of Power in Christian Leadership adaptive leadership authority coercion community ethics herd hierarchy participation power volition willingness Jan 08, 2023

One of the things I teach in my course Leading Adaptively is how leaders can find their power and use it for good.  But but but, I can feel you asking, don’t...

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What is Adaptive Leadership? adaptive leadership bridges emotions holy spirit kotter relational Apr 05, 2022

What is Adaptive Leadership?

 Hi there, I’m Clara, and I teach Adaptive Leadership in the Church.  Yes, I hear you saying, but what is Adaptive Leadership?  

Adaptive...

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Spiritual Discouragement and Encouragement in Congregations Mar 09, 2022

Back in the Fall of '21 my good friend Rev. Dr. Kyle Norman invited me on his blog to talk about spiritual discouragement and encouragement in congregations.  What a great conversation we had...

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Leading a Church Community Through a Pandemic pandemic Oct 22, 2021

Let’s get right to the big question of this moment: "How do you lead a congregation out of the pandemic and into the new normal?"

The first thing I need to say to you is this: if your...

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