Posts Tagged ‘ECFA’

How To Create An Extraordinary Annual Report By Gary G. Hoag

Four Tips to Create an Exceptional Annual Report Recently, Ereny Monir, Ruthie Cristobal, and I from GTP produced an ECFA webinar called “Creating an Exceptional Annual Report.” While doing the research for it, we marveled that few churches and ministries actually do an annual report. If that’s you, watch the recording and download the slide…

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Addressing the Under-Performing Board Member By John Pearson

    7 Reasons You Must Exit an Under-Performing Board Member There are at least seven reasons why a board must remove an under-performing Board member. Is it time to address the elephant in the room? 1. Missed Meetings If your under-performing board member misses meetings and doesn’t apologize or explain her absences—then the board…

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God’s Word and Wisdom for CEOs By Gary G. Hoag

3 Biblical Principles to Guide CEOs As CEO of Global Trust Partners (GTP), I dug into God’s Word for wisdom to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Three texts came into view. They are practical and applicable for CEOs worldwide. Chart the Course The apostle Paul was on the way to Rome when a storm came up.…

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Accountability and Generosity By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

Accountability is essential to inspire generosity. To encourage greater generosity to your ministry, I want to encourage you to champion accountability. The connection between accountability and generosity can be traced back to the biblical pattern set by the Apostle Paul in his international orchestration of the Jerusalem collection from A.D. 53-58. In his correspondence, we…

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Excellence in Governance Opportunities for You

Inspire Excellence in the Governance of Your Ministry The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) has declared 2019 the year of excellence in Board Governance. To support this proclamation, they are offering one-day training intensives for CEOs and Board Chairs in eight different cities this fall. These events are designed to help boards become more…

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Abounding in Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving for the featured sponsors and exhibitors – #Outcomes19 Christian Leadership Alliance gives thanks for the sponsors and exhibitors who supported the Outcomes Conference 2019. This post is in honor of the ministries, organizations and businesses that dedicate their time, talents and resources to strengthening those called to lead and serve in churches, nonprofit ministry…

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Top 3 Board Mistakes by Dan Busby

How to Avoid 3 Common Board Mistakes You may have been on a board where one or more of these three mistakes were made. Avoiding these mistakes will improve the effectiveness of your board. MISTAKE 1: UNDERESTIMATING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BOARD CHAIR. Is the board chair just another board position — an equal among…

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The Battle for Integrity By Dan Busby

  Recognize When the Battle for Integrity Begins While far from perfect, King David is one of the first ones we think of when the discussion turns to integrity. Asaph, the royal court composer, said David shepherded them with “the integrity of his heart and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands” (Psalm 78:72,…

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Call to Action for Nonprofits By ECFA

Action: Stop the Tax on Nonprofit Employee Parking! Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)  is circulating a position statement as a call for action for nonprofit organizations (including churches) concerned about a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This Act will require nonprofits to pay taxes on the parking benefits provided by many…

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Christian Leadership Alliance Member Spotlight: ECFA

Christian Leadership Alliance Founder’s Council Member: Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) ECFA enhances trust in Christ-centered churches and ministries by establishing and applying Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™ to accredited organizations. Dr. Johnathan Kraus at Love Never Fails International shared, “Our dream was to bear the ECFA seal to demonstrate to donors that we are…

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