January 24, 2020
ECFA is now over 2,400 members strong!
Join in the celebration today as we sit down with Todd Wilson, President and CEO of Exponential – ECFA’s 2,400 member.
Exponential describes itself as the Chamber of Commerce for the church planting world, partnering with over 100 denominations and providing resources to strengthen church planters around the world.
Find ECFA at the Orlando Exponential conference and come say hi! https://exponential.org/
December 31, 2019
Board's that have focused parameters in how they operate can stay out of the "operational weeds", as Dan Busby says. Having the policies in place can make this a reality for your board. Also, how often are we listening to the tap, tap, tap of the Holy Spirit in the Board room. Here at ECFA, we've been encouraging boards to make this a priority at every meeting!
Dan and John have released another book for Nonprofit Boards, aptly named, "More Lessons from the Nonprofit Boardroom." Click the link to get your copy!
September 4, 2019
Taking care of one's self is vital if we want to help others. The practices of praying in silence and taking survey of our souls are essential when we prioritize taking care of our soul. Jenni Hoag shares insights on how boards and ministries can benefit and practice Soul Care.
August 9, 2019
What is Soulcare and Why is it important? Often overlooked, but the leaders of your ministry need spiritual care. A board room full of men and women with healthy souls can overcome adversity and be lead by the spirit in profound ways. Make sure every member of your board listens in!
June 5, 2019
Kurt Nelson, President & CEO, and Rick Creel, VP of Financial Services, of East-West Ministries have different roles, yet need each other's support to thrive. The CEO's vision and planning is complimented by the CFO's management and reporting. Kurt and Rick's discuss their complimentary relationship as it furthers their ministry's goals for God's glory!
May 1, 2019
What does it mean to have enough? Scott Rodin dives into how boards need to be the temporary stewards, how ministries get caught up in growth, and being content with what God has provided your Ministry! Today’s social media culture produces a lot of comparison and discontentment, and that even applies to Christ-Centered Ministries.
April 5, 2019
Keeping honest people honest, is it as simple as that? Fraud comes from places and people you may least expect. Is your ministry organized to enhance fraud prevention? Get the best practices on how your ministry can enhance its fraud prevention today!
March 15, 2019
On average, charitable giving has trended up in recent years, but not for all sizes of organization. We hear how ministries and churches are managing their reserves more carefully for future swings. Also, Warren Bird shares his big takeaways from all the data he’s researched!
ECFA has been conducting in State of Giving Survey and compiling the data for you! Please dive into this helpful report.