Posts Tagged ‘Finances’

Outcomes Academy Winter Term Offering

It’s Time for the Winter Term! Yes, it’s time for the Outcomes Academy Online Winter term. Mark your calendars and get ready to focus on your leadership and sharpen your skills during the new year. Check out the four great courses being offered that will give you an edge in 2021. Mark Your Calendar Registration…

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Enslaved by Debt By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

  The Real and Present Dangers of Debt We live in a time when social activists are seeking to end slavery and human trafficking around the globe, while a more nefarious foe has enslaved the peoples of the earth: DEBT (Proverbs 22:7b). Our global economy has been built on debt. For Americans, the availability of…

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What Do You Trust? By Dr. Gary Hoag

What you trust determines how you handle challenging times. Trust can be an anchor in the storm. As the financial status of the world appears to be vulnerable, you’ve probably been tempted to get stressed out and worry about your personal or ministry finances. I know I have! I feel this pressure from our culture,…

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God’s Desire? By Mart Green

What does God desire for us to do with what we have? God’s desire? A short answer to this question would be that we should invest our earnings in three ways: giving, saving, and spending. How we allocate to these three buckets will be completely based on our heart — the choice is left to…

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Next Generation Impact by Peter Low

To the Next Generation of Kingdom Builders Next generation, when you were young, you dreamed of the impact that you would have. The battles you would overcome, the triumphs to be celebrated, the inspiration you would provide. The legacy you would leave. You were fueled with the deep-down knowledge, that you (specifically you), had a…

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Why is budgeting important? By Greg Henson

Why is budgeting important for Christians?   If you want a snapshot of where you are in your walk with Christ, pull out your budget and walk through it with a spiritual director, your pastor, and a fellow Christian who is not part of your family together, at the same time, in the same room.…

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Outcomes Academy Online – Summer 2018

Outcomes Academy Online –  Summer 2018 The Outcomes Academy is Christian Leadership Alliance’s most in-depth professional learning experience. You can register and access it wherever your ministry travels take you this summer! The Academy is designed by subject matter experts to equip Christian leaders for operational excellence in eight core functional areas. Practical and full…

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7.21.16 CLA Webcast: Urgent Financial Management Issues

Urgent Financial Management Issues for Christian Leaders Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA)  presents the July Webcast with Dan Busby, president of ECFA,  Join us live and learn the most critical financial management issues facing Christian leaders in 2016.  ECFA accredits more than 2,000 churches and nonprofits with annual revenues of nearly $25 billion, receiving charitable contributions…

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Budgeting Insights from the Early Church by Dr. Gary G. Hoag

Four Church Budgeting Insights from the Early Church By Dr. Gary G. Hoag ~ God cares about the faithful handling of church finances and so does the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). I am privileged to serve on an ECFA Advisory Committee offering counsel linked to the development of financial literacy resources for churches.…

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Christian Generosity Step #1: Trust God

by Gary G. Hoag, Ph.D. As the financial world seems to be collapsing all around us, you’ve probably been tempted to get stressed out and worry about your personal or ministry finances. I know I have! I feel this pressure from our culture, and it feels like the weight of the world on my shoulders.…

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