ECCU Blog

by Jac La Tour

This is the third in our series of email interviews with presenters for the upcoming 2012 Financial Forum for Ministries.

David Lee is a ministry development officer with ECCU. He will speak at all four forums about how to evaluate your ministry’s mission/money alignment and adjust spending to improve it. Here are David’s responses to my questions. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

This is the second in our series of email interviews with presenters for the upcoming 2012 Financial Forum for Ministries.

John Butler is an attorney and tax counsel for CapinCrouse LLP. He will speak at each of the three 2012 California forums about recent Internal Revenue Service, congressional, and court benefits; ministers’ payroll and unrelated business income; as well as health care compliance issues. Here are John’s responses to my questions. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Besides someone who attended a past Financial Forum for Ministries, presenters for the upcoming forum are in the best position to tell you what to expect. So I asked them. Actually, I emailed three questions to each presenter for the 2012 forum. We’ll publish their responses over the next few weeks.


First up is John Thornton, professor and Leung Chair of Accounting Ethics at Azusa Pacific University. He will speak at each of the four 2012 forums about the impact of ethics on accounting. Here are John’s responses. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Have you attended a Financial Forum for Ministries in the past? If so, you’ve experienced the benefits of this unique event. With the 2012 forums fast approaching, I asked Jeremy Moser, who has attended the past couple of years, a few questions about why it’s a good investment of time. Jeremy is the CFO at Mariners Church in Irvine, California. Here’s what he had to say. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

The conference title tells you that those planning Catalyst Atlanta 2012 are serious when they say it will be “a revolution of ideas where you’ll challenge the process and think unconventionally.” They’ve even produced a video to illustrate the point. The conference title—Make—is shorthand for The Making of a Leader. [read more]