ECCU Blog

by Jac La Tour

Tuesday I blogged Vonna Laue’s responses to three budget-related questions to give you a preview of the expertise that resides on the panel for the upcoming budgeting workshop ECCU is presenting at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) National Conference. (How to Build a Better Budget).

Next up is Hugh Burns, vice president of operations for the Denver Rescue Mission. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Last week I blogged Billy Burnett’s responses to three budget-related questions to give you a preview of the expertise that resides on the panel for the upcoming budgeting workshop ECCU is presenting at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) National Conference. (How to Build a Better Budget).

Next up is Vonna Laue, audit partner with CapinCrouse LLP. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Have you ever attended a Christian Management Association (CMA) brown bag luncheon? If not, April is a good time to get in on one of these monthly events if you’re in the San Jose or Sacramento area. They provide an informal roundtable atmosphere to network with your ministry peers and engage in a guided discussion led by an industry expert. [read more]

by Mark Jones

In a recent letter to his shareholders, Warren Buffet makes mention of wisdom he learned from his grandfather, Ernest.

Buffet, who was listed again as the third richest individual in the world by Forbes Magazine, shared a copy of a letter* written by his grandfather in 1939 to his uncle’s family, outlining his instruction and encouragement to maintain $1,000 in cash as a reserve for unexpected events. Buffet included the letter to highlight both his personal commitment and the importance of this principle for all organizations, especially those he’s considering as investments. [read more]