Outcomes Conference 2018

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Hosted by CLA Advisory Council members: Nathan Salsberry, CapinCrouse and Jennifer Bridges, Nonprofit Financial Executive

Economic Trends, Financial Reporting Developments and Your Finance Department As the chief financial officer for a Christian nonprofit organization you face a world of complexity, and offer a vital role in helping your organization achieve its kingdom mission. In this forum we will examine U.S. economic trends that will impact your stewardship of ministry finances.

We will explore the best ways to communicate key financial data with boards. And we will consider some of the key financial reporting changes and trends impacting the Christian nonprofit world today. Then we will discuss how your finance department can be a “mission accelerator” for your organization.


  • Wisely steward ministry finances in light of today’s economy, while reporting financial information well to boards and other key stakeholders
  • Develop strategies to implement the biggest change in nonprofit financial reporting in 20 years
  • Propel your finance office to become the “mission accelerator” within your organization


Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge, Advanced (focuses on the development of in-depth topic/subject area knowledge, most appropriate for seasoned professionals), Prerequisite: 5+ years leadership experience or CCNL enrollment, Group Live. Session is worth 6 credits

Thought leaders presenting include:

Michael Batts- Batts Morrison Wales & Lee

Michael Batts

Batts Morrison Wales & Lee
Jennifer Bridges- Ministry Finance Professional

Jennifer Bridges

Ministry Finance Professional
Michael Lee- Batts Morrison Wales & Lee

Michael Lee

Batts Morrison Wales & Lee
Nathan Salsbery- CapinCrouse

Nathan Salsbery

Bryan Taylor- Cornerstone Financial

Bryan Taylor

Cornerstone Financial
Mark Tjernagl- Cru

Mark Tjernagl


Forum Space Limited: Pre-Registration Required Online (This Forum is designed for an organization’s most senior financial officer.)