Andy Crouch: Building for the Future in the Context of Lament – Navigating and Implementing Organizational Change

Date(s) - February 9, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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It is true that Faith-Based Organizations in Canada are facing an uncertain future. As we enter these uncharted territories, it is becoming more and more evident that we need to draw from our collective wisdom to meet the challenges at hand. We hope that this series of workshops will help gather FBOs, create space to learn together, and start to build organizational capacity around critical areas of work. Praxis Labs has developed a framework to help organizations navigate the complexities of our current context.

  • Nov 24, 2020, 1pm EST Stop Strategic Planning: Why Leading Beyond the Blizzard Requires a Radical Shift. –Lisa Slayton
  • Dec 15, 2020, 1pm EST New Economic Realities and the Future of FBO Funding and Management. –Dave Toycen
  • Jan 19, 2021, 1pm EST Social Change and Community Engagement: Racism, Poverty and Hope.
  • Feb 9, 2021, 1 pm EST Building for the Future in the Context of Lament: Navigating and Implementing Organizational Change. –Andy Crouch
Lisa Slayton is the Founding Partner and CEO of Tamim Partners LLC. Previously Lisa served at the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation for 13 years, the last 6 as President and Chief Executive Officer. While at PLF, Lisa has designed and launched the Leaders Collaborative and delivered organizational development consulting, training, and executive coaching services to a wide variety of organizations. Lisa currently is a Board Director for Made to Flourish and Leadership Foundations where she additionally serves as a Senior Innovation Fellow for the CCIC. She also recently became a certified coach for Designing Your Life, a powerful process for discerning calling using design thinking principles.
David Laverne Toycen, until his retirement in 2015, spent 19 years as President and CEO of World Vision Canada, a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization. In total, he worked for various World Vision national offices worldwide for 42 years, joining the Canadian office in Mississauga, Ontario in 1988 as Vice President of Donor Development. It is conservatively estimated that under his leadership, donations increased ten-fold, and more than $4 billion was raised to assist some of the world’s most vulnerable children, families and communities.
Andy Crouch is the author of The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place (2017), Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk and True Flourishing (2016), Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power (2013) and Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling (2008). Andy was Executive Editor of Christianity Today from 2012 to 2016 and served the John Templeton Foundation as Senior Strategist for Communication in 2017. He serves on the governing boards of Fuller Theological Seminary and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. His work and writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Time—and, most importantly, he received a shout-out in Lecrae’s 2014 single “Non-Fiction.” He lives with his family in Swarthmore, PA.

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