Excellence in Church Administration
Summary: Each episode Dan Busy and Michael Martin dive into the questions and best practices for Excellence in Church Administration.
Here at ECFA, 2019 is the year of Excellence in Governance. Tune in for an exclusive sneak peek at the fresh resources, books, and events coming your way. Whatever milestones or goals 2019 holds for you and your church, we are here to help!
Join special guest Glenn Wood for a deep dive into project planning from start to finish. From someone who has been there (time and again), here are some tips on how to define goals within the scope of your budget while facing all the difficult decisions and discussion along the way.
With growth comes the inevitable question: should we go multi-site? Whether you are on the cusp of that decision, launching new ministries, or even struggling with growth, you’ll want to hear this inspiring story of God’s leading. Tune in for an insightful discussion with special guest Justin Steinhart.
There are many ways to give to a ministry besides cash. Whether you are a giver or a ministry leader, you won’t want to miss these tips on how to help increase the Kingdom impact of non-traditional gifts.
Budgeting is something that every church must face, especially in areas that may come to mind after the fact. Tim Cool joins us to offer insight on the process as well as how to best maintain and steward that which we have been entrusted with.
We’d like to introduce you to the newest addition to the ECFA team: Dr. Warren Bird! Tune in to hear about Warren’s heart for Christ-centered churches and ministries as well as a wide range of available resources from ECFA.
Tune in to our special guest interview with Erika Cole, The Church Attorney as she shares the top legal risks for churches.
You’ve heard the adage of servant leadership, and perhaps someone comes to mind when you think of the concept. Hear from our President, Dan Busby, about his lifetime of service and how God is using those experiences to accomplish His purpose at ECFA.
Salaries for pastors have unique challenges and quirks that need to be addressed. Tune in to make sure your church obeys the law and honors God with compensation-setting, including resources to help!
Staff culture has a critical relationship to church growth. Whether or not you are aware of it, your staff has one. How do you identify and, if necessary, change the culture? Go beyond the stated values to actual behavior.
The foundation of administration allows ministry to be possible. Whatever your unique role, someone else has been down this road ahead of you. Tune in for encouragement and resources to help you on your way.
Michael interviews special guest Matt Martin of NorthRock Church on their journey of financial integrity from a church plant to ECFA member in less than 10 years. You’ll be encouraged and inspired by Matt’s story of enhancing trust.
“The gift is in the grind.” Join Amy Nikkel from Life.Church as she shares the discipline that is required to achieve ministry goals as well as practical tips for church finance.
God has commanded us to be good stewards of all that He has entrusted to us. How does that translate into best practices? Join the ECFA team for specific steps on how to build your ministry on a foundation of integrity.
Start the new year by saving time and skipping frustration with a brief rehashing of best practices for your church.