The Importance Of Honoring Trust And Maintaining Financial Integrity with Dan Busby [Podcast]
On today’s Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast, William Vanderbloemen talks with Dan Busby, president of ECFA, an organization that accredits Christ-centered ministries in the areas of governance, financial management and stewardship/fundraising.
William talks with Dan about the challenges church leaders face to maintain financial integrity – and how doing the right things for the right reasons financially starts at the top of any organization.
LISTEN NOW ON ITUNES | TUNEIN | STITCHER
Dan Busby is the president of ECFA, an organization that accredits Christ-centered ministries in the areas of governance, financial management and stewardship/fundraising. ECFA’s seal enhances trust of givers, which increases generosity, providing greater resources to help fulfill the Great Commission. ECFA accredits over 2,200 churches and nonprofits. These organizations have annual revenue in excess of $26 billion.
Dan has over 40 years of experience serving the Christ-centered church and nonprofit community and frequently speaks nationally on related issues. He is a prolific writer with 62 volumes of eight book titles published. His most recent books include a 2015 release, TRUST: The Firm Foundation of Kingdom Fruitfulness, a 2017 release, Lessons From the Nonprofit Boardroom, co-authored by John Pearson, and an upcoming release, Lessons From the Church Boardroom, also co-authored with John Pearson.
Dan received a Master of Business Administration degree from Emporia State University, Emporia Kansas. The University also named him as a Distinguished Alumnus in 2014.
Dan served as a member of the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations, a national legislative advisory commission convened to address legislative proposals for the nonprofit sector.
Nonprofit Times named him as one of the 50 Most Powerful Nonprofit Leaders from 2010-2015.
Quotes from Dan:
“Integrity with Church finances comes down to the integrity of the people involved in church financial responsibilities. At its essence, financial integrity is doing the right things for the right reasons.”
“Financial integrity almost always flows down the organization chart.”
“Givers choose trust, volunteers prioritize trust. Board members value trust. God honors trust.”
“A church with financial integrity will give the world the right impression of God, and just the opposite occurs without financial integrity.”
The Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast brings you interviews from leaders across the theological spectrum of the global Church. Our goal is to bring you thought-provoking interviews that encourage you, challenge you, and help you build, run, and keep great teams.