ECCU Blog

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

Where can you learn about important ministry financial issues like the impact of ethics on accounting? How do you stay informed on legislative issues affecting ministries? What about fundraising best practices or the challenging task of aligning your ministry’s money and mission?

And where can you network with a couple hundred other ministry leaders while learning about these important topics?

The place to go is the 2012 Financial Forum for Ministries. For the fifth consecutive year, ECCU is teaming up with CapinCrouse LLP to offer this event in three California locations—Brea, San Diego, and Livermore. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

To help you know what to expect if you attend the upcoming 2011 Financial Forum for Ministries, I’ve asked each of the presenters what they’ll be covering. Next up is George Martin, CLU with HUB International Insurance Services. His session is titled, “Slaying the Cost Dragon.”  [read more]

by Jac La Tour

This is the fourth blog in our series of interviews with presenters at the upcoming 2011 Financial Forum for Ministries. This time I spoke with Bryan Taylor, CFA and principal with Cornerstone Management, Inc. His session is titled, “Survival Mode: Piloting Your Ministry’s Finances through the Waters of Economic Uncertainty.”  [read more]

by Jac La Tour

This is the third blog in our series about presenters at the upcoming 2011 Financial Forum for Ministries. Here are John Butler’s email responses to a series of questions about his presentation. John is tax counsel with CapinCrouse LLP. His session is titled, “Tax and Legislative Developments: Long-Term Issues and Hot Short-Term Issues.”  [read more]