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Raising the Standard of Care for Leaders Webinar

August 20 @ 3:00 pm 4:30 pm EDT

Healthy leadership is crucial to ministry effectiveness and trust. Join ECFA’s President & CEO Michael Martin, as he shares the importance of investing in leader care based on biblical principles. You will be equipped with practical insights on why the holistic integrity of leaders is vital to ministry flourishing and how boards and leaders can be proactive in supporting healthy leadership. We believe that good and godly governance is the foundation for Christ-centered ministries to build trust through transparency and integrity. Learn more about ECFA’s new leadership standard.

This webinar is designed for Christian ministry leaders, boards, elders, deacons, trustees, and anyone that cares about healthy Christian leadership that glorified God.

This event will be free for ECAP Members and $20 for non-members.

About our Presenter:

Michael Martin became ECFA’s President and CEO in 2020. Both an attorney and a CPA, he had previously served on ECFA staff for nine years, most recently as Executive Vice President.

An accomplished communicator, Michael has written on both scholarly and popular levels. His authorship is probably best known from the annual Minister’s Tax & Financial Guide and the Church and Nonprofit Tax & Financial Guide, both of which he co-authored with former ECFA President Dan Busby, beginning with the 2013 editions.

Michael is passionate about helping churches and Christ-centered ministries maintain high standards of financial integrity through ECFA membership, as well as through addressing legal and tax-related issues. He is a frequent speaker on ECFA’s webinars, videos, and podcasts, as well as a regular contributor to ECFA’s library of ebooks and other written publications.

He has spoken at numerous conferences and workshops across the country, and he has served as a guest on webinars, videos, and podcasts for numerous Christ-centered ministries and churches.

Michael lives in Winchester, Virginia, with his wife and four daughters.

About the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

Through accreditation, ECFA serves as an accountability partner to Christ-centered organizations that voluntarily apply for membership and continue to faithfully demonstrate their commitment to ECFA’s Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™ focused on board governance, financial management, and stewardship.

ECFA helps their accredited members maintain high standards and make their financial practices and activities transparent to the public, which significantly enhances their credibility and support among their current and future donors.