ECCU Blog

by Jac La Tour

If you’ve signed up for the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) National Conference in Dallas April 14–16, you’re already gearing up for educational overdrive. The speakers and sessions promise to deliver on the Kingdom Outcomes theme by equipping attendees for greater kingdom impact.  [read more]

by Jac La Tour

It’s a common tension for churches. Too many needs…too few resources. But what if there were a way to actually identify and meet more and more of the needs in your city? One pastor, Miles McPherson at the Rock Church in San Diego, says it’s possible, so we asked him to explain how. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

If you’re an ECCU member and are free Wednesday morning, August 28, you might want to set an appointment in your calendar for 8:30 to 9:20 a.m. That’s when ECCU staff gather for our weekly staff meeting , and we’ll be hearing from a very special guest speaker that day.

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, is coming to speak about the committee’s efforts to end human trafficking.  [read more]

by Mark Jones

The way a ministry builds its budget has significant impact on how successfully the ministry lives out its mission. For larger ministries, the need for budgets to be built strategically and aligned missionally is crucial. The question is how. How do you build this kind of budget? [read more]

by Jac La Tour

When I visited the Rock Church in San Diego a few years ago, the first person I met was their receptionist. After she greeted me, I asked her to tell me what they were all about. “We’re a do something church,” she quickly replied. Are they ever! A year ago they invested the equivalent of 100 full-time people (235,000 volunteer hours) serving their city. [read more]