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Leadership Development

The Christian Leadership Initiative’s vision is to address leadership and mission-related challenges facing Christian organizations. The Initiative convenes leaders, educators, and advisors in order to help them meet the critical and persistent leadership needs faced by Northwest organizations. The Trust’s goal is to bolster organizational efforts by developing more effective leaders who are better prepared to serve mission-based organizations and their communities.

Christian Leadership Advance

This conference is an annual event hosted each December by the Murdock Trust. Its purpose is to connect ministry leaders, educators, and trainers in a two-day gathering that promotes Christian ministry leadership development.

Vision and Call

The Vision and Call Internship is a special grants program for selected Christian ministries in which college students or recent graduates are placed in an experiential ministry internship affording them an opportunity to consider full-time vocational ministry. Vision and Call Internship Program Philosophy & Overview and 2014-2016 Vision & Call Internship Sites

Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership is a semi-annual, one-day conference that offers a forum for women in leadership positions to network for professional development and support.

Board Leadership and Development

The Board Leadership and Development program emphasizes four phases of board recruitment: Cultivation, Recruitment, Orientation, and Engagement. Participating organizations receive insight, tools and templates for inspiring both their current and future board members to become more effective and God-honoring in their board governance roles and responsibilities.