Posts Tagged ‘Board Goverance’

Audit Lessons from Ezra By Gary G. Hoag

A Biblical Perspective on Your Financial Audit Does your church or ministry engage an independent financial audit? Churches and ministries that do this best practice in the USA and abroad tend to build trust and raise more money. The possibility of greater giving motivates many to do this extra work. But I want to suggest…

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The Board and Succession Planning By Dr. David L. McKenna

The Governing Board Must Lead the Way in Succession Planning! The governing board of a Christian organization has the lead role in the drama of succession planning. On center stage at the beginning of transition, the board has primary responsibility for the continuity of mission through the formal authority entrusted to it. Tacit in this…

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Outcomes Webcast: Optimize the Effectiveness of Your Board

Advancing Christian Ministries: Optimize the Effectiveness of Your Board Boards help ensure and safeguard the fulfillment of your mission. Identifying the right leaders to serve and providing them with training and resources is essential for maximizing engagement and effectiveness. In the Outcomes Webcast, sponsored and presented by DickersonBakker, you will learn how to take the…

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What You Need to Know About Executive Compensation By Michael E. Batts

5 Best Practices for Nonprofit Executive Compensation The approach a nonprofit organization takes to executive compensation setting is extremely important for a number of reasons. Two very significant reasons are tax compliance and public relations. Under federal tax law, a leader of a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization who is compensated excessively can be subjected to severe…

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CLA Online Academy – Winter Session

The CLA Online Academy is an excellent way to invest in your leadership skills early in the new year. The WINTER Term begins on January 19, 2015. Registration for this session closes on January 12, 2015. This Winter, CLA is pleased to introduce the NEW CCNL2 Stewardship Module. This module is mandatory for all those…

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The Role of Board Members in Advancement

A Kingdom Path Perspective by Gary G. Hoag, Ph.D. Christian ministry boards generally provide missional oversight, strategic governance, and fiscal accountability for the organizations they serve. Most are often comprised of committees. The committee tapped with ensuring adequate resources is often called the advancement or development committee. This committee tends to address its governance goals…

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Catalytic Board Change

By Dr. Sid Webb If you, as a CEO or board member, want to change your board, you have to first ask, “What needs to change, and why?” Ministry leaders should frequently ask the missional question: “Why?” By so doing they will infuse their organizations with kingdom outcome-oriented thinking, which is good stewardship. Anything that…

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