Larry Chamberlain (in photo), president/CEO of the Grace Brethren Investment Foundation, was a presenter at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) annual conference this week in San Diego, Calif. In a session on “Increasing Your Board’s Understanding of Finances,” he discussed how to present financial information in creative and meaningful ways, how to interpret financial information to enhance effectiveness, and how to equip a board through continuing education.
The Christian Leadership Alliance is the nation’s leading resource for enhancing the organizational effectiveness of churches and para-church ministries. It serves more than 9,000 members working in more than 4,500 organizations worldwide.
The recent conference was held April 19-21 in San Diego, Calif. It featured a variety of workshops and networking sessions, along with general sessions that featured speakers such as Ken Blanchard, John C. Ortberg, Jr., Capt. Gerald Coffee (U.S. Navy Retired), William Graham Tullian Tchividjian, Miles McPherson, and Dan Chun, along with the music of Dick and Mel Tunney, Ginny Owens, and Leon Williams.
The 2011 conference will be held April 26-28 in Dallas, Tex.