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Church LawEpisode 17|33 min|September 12, 2022

Pastoral Accountability for Healthy Churches, with guest Michael Martin, Esq., CPA, and president of ECFA

What one ministry learned about how churches can more actively prevent moral failures, build healthier cultures, and reduce legal disputes.

Pastoral Accountability for Healthy Churches, with guest Michael Martin, Esq., CPA, and president of ECFA

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Stories of moral failures committed by pastors and ministry leaders have become all too common, eroding congregational trust, and creating legal liability. Not long ago, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) set out to learn more about what triggers these events—and how churches and ministries might get better at preventing them through written accountability plans and healthier cultures designed to support leaders and encourage transparency. In this episode, ECFA President Michael Martin tells Erika what his organization learned.

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  • September 12, 2022