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Why attend CMA 2020?

Over the last 17 years, the CMA Conference has trained, equipped and resourced thousands of church and ministry leaders, managers, administrators and board members to be more effective in their God-given mission.

We all want to do our best in the church or ministry that God has placed us.

But the organisational aspects of ministry are rapidly changing, and can threaten our growth, our success, and our witness, if we don't do these things well.

Attending the CMA Conference will help you develop the knowledge, skills and practices you need to overcome the hurdles, and move your church or ministry forward.

And, importantly, your guides, teachers and facilitators are, like you, coming from a perspective that is grounded in the Christian faith and Scriptures.

 
Be careful ...
A great church can implode if its governance (elders / deacons / staff) can't navigate complex issues together.
Valuable ministries regularly stumble when staff conflict, or legal tangles, drag people away from their core ministry focus.
Our public testimony is destroyed when we accidentally break the law, or go broke, or communicate inappropriately.
Many church and ministry leaders are gifted and passionate in their area of service, but struggle to stay abreast of all these 'ad-ministry' topics that can determine success or failure.
What our delegates appreciate:
- Spiritual refreshment
- Amazing networking
- Credits for Continuing Professional Development
- Updates on the latest legal, tax, finance & charity developments
- Training in ministry-relevant skills and practices
- Discovering valuable resources
- Meeting professionals, suppliers and experts who can help.
 
Make no mistake: good and spiritually mature ministries regularly stumble badly for reasons as 'mundane' as finance, HR, compliance, strategy, risk management or governance. CMA helps to avert this sad and often unnecessary pain.
 
Ansvar Insurance
CMA Premium Sponsor

Ansvar Insurance - www.ansvar.com.au

From our very first conference in 2003, Ansvar Insurance have been CMA's premium sponsor, supporting our mission to Advance Ministry by maximising ministry effectiveness.

 
Gold Sponsors
CBM Australia Compassion Australia Prolegis Lawyers Baptist Insurance Services Lewis Holdway Lawyers
 
Silver Sponsor
Saward Dawson Chartered Accountants
 
National Sponsors
SIM Australia Triumph Communications Reventure Moores
 
Media Partners
Light FM
 
Supporting Sponsors
Neumann & Turnour Lawyers rdl Accountants Steer Incirporated ACS Financial Entrust Foundation Tri-Meridian Corporate & Commercial Law
EA Insurance Services
 
Sponsors
Reposition KS Black & Co Halftime Australia Arrow Leadership Eastern College
 
For details of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact info@cma.net.au
 
Just some of the 400+ delegates who attended CMA's 2019 conference.
National Networking Manager, Baptist Financial Services ~ Founder, Leader, Heart For Kids / LST Group ~ Chief Executive Officer, Christian Super ~ Executive Director Q4, CMA ~ Operations Manager, Acts Global Churches ~ Group Marketing Manager, Heartburst ~ National Director , PeaceWise ~ Business Manager, Anglican Parish of Dalkeith ~ Partnership, Watoto ~ Assistant Client Manager, EA Insurance Services ~ CEO, EA Insurance Services ~ Managing Director, Churches of Christ Financial Services Ltd ~ CEO, The Freedom Project ~ The Psychologist Coach, Stress Mastery ~ Accountant, rdl.accountants ~ Executive Director, Pregnancy Problem House ~ Director, Baptist Insurance Services ~ National Director, Elam Ministries ~ Adminstrator, Jews for Jesus ~ Retired Board Member, CMA ~ Administrator, Bendigo Baptist Church ~ National Relationship Manager, ChildSafe ~ CEO, Benwerren ~ State Manager, Prison Fellowship Australia ~ Business Development Underwrite Manager , Ansvar Insurance ~ Chair of Board, Clayton Church of Christ ~ Director, Corney and Lind Lawyers ~ Director of Corporate Services, West Moreton Anglican College ~ Insurance Manager, Faith Insurance ~ Company Secretary, WEC International ~ Principal Advisor , P Excel Ministry ~ Key Relationships Manager, Hope Media ~ Partner, Saward Dawson ~ Treasurer, Wycliffe Australia ~ CEO, Wycliffe Australia ~ Office Manager, St Hilary's Church Kew ~ Project Manager, Entrust Foundation ~ Financial Controller, Compassion Australia ~ Executive Coordinator, Global Leadership Network Australia ~ National Director, CMA ~ Elder, York St Church of Christ ~ Operations Manager, Presbyterian Church of Queensland ~ Secretary, Clayton Church of Christ ~ CEO, The Gospel Coalition Australia Ltd ~ Board Member, One Voice ~ Chief Operating Officer , Morling College ~ Finance Director , SIM Australia ~ Chief Operating Officer, Korus Connect ~ Lawyer, Moores ~ Board Member, Riverview Church ~ General Manager, Eastern College Australia ~ President, Christian Heritage College ~ EzeScan Software Specialist, EzeScan ~ Partnerships & Communication Manager, Encounter Youth ~ Director - Business Development, ThankQ ~ Chair, Jews for Jesus ~ Chairman, Genesis Foundation ~ Manager Insurance Operations, Baptist Insurance Services ~ Deputy National Director, Power to Change ~ General Manager, ACC ~ Associate Pastor, NewHope Baptist Church ~ Senior IT Manager, Compassion Australia ~ Victoria Chairperson, FamilyVoice Australia ~ Director, Baptist Insurance Services ~ CFO, Empart ~ Business Manager, Belgrave Heights Christian School ~ Wellbeing Consultant, Reventure ~ National Manager, AIRS ~ Partner Relations & Media Director, SIM Australia ~ Director, Steer Incorporated ~ Business Manager , Faith Christian Church ~ HR Manager, Bayside Christian College ~ Victorian Rep, Barnabas Fund ~ Financial Controller, C3 Church Sydney ~ Executive Pastor, City on a Hill ~ Human Resource Manager, CityLife Church ~ Company Secretary, The Gospel Coalition Australia Ltd ~ Chief Operating Officer, Empart ~ Consultant & Developer, Digital Team Coach ~ Major Gifts Manager, CBM Australia ~ Board Member, Gateway Baptist Church ~ CEO, African Enterprise ~ Chairman, Baptist Financial Services ~ Principal / CEO, BST ~ Executive Director, Institute for Civil Society ~ Manager, Saward Dawson ~ CEO, KIDS HOPE AUS ~ CEO, Mt Tamborine Convention ~ National Finance Manager, Fusion Australia Ltd ~ Managing Director, Blue Bike Solutions ~ Operations Manager, Entrust Foundation ~ Executive Director Ministry Services, Compassion Australia ~ State Director/CEO, Scripture Union NSW ~ Business Development Officer, Lutheran Super ~ Master of Leadership Program Director, Alphacrucis College ~ National Director, Mukti Australia Inc ~ National Treasurer, Wesleyan Methodist Church of Australia ~ CEO, Bible Society Australia ~ CEO, Integricare ~ Principal, Boheem Design and Austockphoto ~ National Account Executive, Media Sales Australia ~ Research and Operations Manager, McCrindle ~ Director of Corporate Services, Vose Seminary ~ CEO, Health Communication Resources Inc. ~ National Director, Interserve Australia ~ Director, Business Lighthouse Group Pty Ltd ~ Chief Community Life Officer, Morling College ~ Board Chair , PeaceWise ~ National Director, FamilyVoice Australia ~ Business Manager, Baptist Churches Western Australia ~ Senior Client Manager, EA Insurance Services ~ Chair, Baptist Union of VIC ~ General Manager, Bayside Church ~ Chair, Australian Not for Profit Accountants Network ~ Business Development Manager, Christian Super ~ Public Relations Secretary-Victoria, The Salvation Army ~ Practice Leader, Moores ~ Director, Saward Dawson ~ CEO, One Voice ~ Compliance Director, City on a Hill ~ Operations Support Team Leader, Stairway Church Whitehorse ~ Board Chairman, MMM Australia ~ Business Manager, Encounter Youth ~ Administrator, Global Leadership Network Australia ~ Human Resources Manager, Alphacrusis College ~ Business Manager, Crossway ~ Chief Executive Officer, Meaningful Ageing Australia ~ Senior Pastor, Victor Harbor Baptist Church ~ Assistant Pastor, HillSide Church ~ Finance Manager, Pingpongathon ~ Treasurer, PingPong-A-Thon ~ QLD State Director, Global Interaction ~ State Manager, Ansvar Insurance ~ Office Administration, Benwerren ~ Executive Director, ISCAST - Christians in Science & Technology ~ Dean of Business, Alphacrucis College ~ Chief Executive Officer, Schools Ministry Group ~ Administrator, The Baptist Union of Tasmania ~ EA, Ansvar Insurance ~ Operations & Development Manager, Newtown Mission ~ CEO, Converge International ~ Operations Manager, Mission Travel/Selah ~ General Manager, C3 Church Sydney ~ Senior Pastor, NewHope Baptist Church ~ Operations Manager, Alpha Australia ~ National Director, Assembly of Confessing Congregations ~ Donor Development Manager, Christians Against Poverty ~ Director, Selah ~ CEO, Ansvar Insurance ~ Human Resources Manager, Compassion Australia ~ Business Operations Manager, Riverview Church ~ COO, photoSentinel ~ CEO, Focus on the Family Australia ~ Chair, Power to Change ~ Director , Baptist Financial Services Australia Ltd ~ Co-Founder, Together Financial Services ~ Team Leader, For Purpose Law, Moores ~ Safe Church Compliance & Administration Officer, Presbyterian Church of Victoria ~ Interim Director of Mobilisation and Partnership Development, Global Interaction Inc. ~ Senior Pastor's Wife, Christian Life Assembly ~ Board member, MMM ~ Managing Director, Good News Unlimited ~ Partner, Saward Dawson ~ Relationship FAcilitator, Bluebike Solutions ~ Senior Pastor, Sydenham Baptist Church ~ Acting CEO, Encounter Youth ~ CEO, Presbyterian Inland Mission ~ President / CEO, Global Trust Partners ~ Administrator, Austral-Asian Community Church ~ Human Resources & Recruitment Coordinator, Alphacrucis College ~ CEO, Christians Against Poverty ~ Finance Manager, Arrow Leadership ~ Chairman, Victor Harbor Baptist Church ~ CEO, Prime Value Asset Management ~ Partner, KS Black and Co ~ Chief Member Officer, Christian Super ~ Executive Principal, MST and Eastern College Australia ~ Communications & Fundraising Specialist, Alineado ~ Financial Adviser, Cornerstone Wealth ~ Executive Officer, Media Sales Australia ~ National Manager Commercial Lending, ACS Financial P/L ~ Partner, Prolegis ~ Senior Account Manager, Heartburst ~ Special Counsel, Prolegis ~ CEO, Barnabas Fund (Australia) Limited ~ Executive Director, Katoomba Christian Convention ~ Support & Solutions Architect, Daraco IT Services ~ Legal Counsel, HammondCare ~ Relationship Manager, Compassion Australia ~ Board Chair, Medowie Christian School / Overflow Church ~ Relationship & Advocacy Director, The Freedom Project ~ National Administration Manager, Acts Global Churches ~ Finance & Compliance Manager, International Justice Mission Australia ~ CFO, Anglicare Tas ~ Accountant, Outback Futures ~ CEO, ACS Financial ~ Campus Team Leader, Power to Change Australia ~ Marketing Manager, Empart ~ Business Officer, Australian Christian Lobby ~ Board Member, Arrow Leadership ~ CFO, Parramatta Mission ~ CEO, Compass Foundation (Australia) ~ Exec Pastor - Operations, Stairway Church Whitehorse ~ Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Diocesan Services ~ Administration, UNOH LTD ~ PA to National Director, CMA ~ General Manager, ACC International Relief ~ Senior Pastor, Australian Christian Churches ~ CEO, 89.9 LightFM ~ Finance and Operations Manager, York Street Church of Christ ~ Board of Elders, Gateway Baptist Church ~ Relationship Manager, Baptist Financial Services ~ Director of Finance and Administration , BUV ~ CEO, 3pFinancial ~ General Manager, Prison Fellowship Australia ~ Business Lecturer and Undergraduate Coordinator, Christian Heritage College ~ Church Engagement Manager, Churches of Christ in Qld ~ Senior Associate, Macpherson Kelley ~ Registrar, Anglican Diocese of North West Australia ~ National Relationship Manager, Churches of Christ Financial Services Ltd ~ Director, Purposeful Practice ~ CEO, MMM AUSTRALIA ~ Archdeacon Emeritus , Anglican, FCCV ~ Finance Manager, Hillsong ~ Director, rdl.accountants ~ Scientist/Speaker, Creation Ministries International ~ COO (Interim CEO soon), Bible Society Australia ~ General Manager, Grace Communion International ~ CFO, Wycliffe Australia ~ CEO, Compassion Australia ~ Corporate Secretary, SDS ~ Relationship Facilitator, Compassion Australia ~ CEO, BFS ~ Communications Manager, Eastern College Australia ~ Ministry Assistant, Missions Interlink ~ Co-Senior Pastor, Living Faith Community Church ~ Managing Director, YWAM Newcastle ~ Executive Director, Ron Blue Institute for Financial Planning ~ Director, What'sOn Consulting ~ National Director, ABM ~ Manager, Malyon College ~ CEO, Insight for Living ~ Operations Manager, Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ~ CEO, Pioneers of Australia ~ ReStore Manager, Habitat for Humanity Victoria ~ Business Manager, Northreach Baptist Church ~ People Manager, Crossway Baptist Church ~ Chairman, Integricare ~ CEO, Australia Loves Jesus ~ Business Manager, CityLife Church ~ Co-Director, Uplift Centre ~ Board Chair, CMA ~ Co-founder, The Waterjars ~ Director, Business Lighthouse Group ~ Principal, Cameron & Mills Financial Solutions ~ Board of Elders, Gateway Baptist Church ~ Melbourne Campus Director, Alphacrucis College ~ Safe Church Facilitator, Presbyterian Church of Victoria ~ Relationship Manager, Prime Value Asset Management ~ Chief of Staff, Australian Christian Lobby ~ Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Victoria ~ Lay Leader, Lighthouse Church Pattaya ~ Business & Operations Director, Interserve Australia ~ Account Director, Corporate Risks, Edgewise Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd ~ Associate Board Member, TEAR Australia ~ Business Manager, Christian Brethren Trust ~ Accountant, ACC International Relief ~ Board Member, Encounter Youth ~ General Manager, CCCVaT Ministries Ltd ~ Principal Solicitor/Director, Tri-meridian ~ Director, BFS ~ Director, CityLife Community Care ~ Partner, Prolegis Lawyers ~ Business Development Underwrite Manager, Ansvar Insurance ~ CFO, Pioneers of Australia ~ Group Manager – Strategic Mission Development, Churches of Christ in Qld ~ COO, Sports Chaplaincy Australia ~ Principal, Lewis Holdway Lawyers ~ Business and Pastoral Care Coordinator, Christian Life Assembly Inc ~ General Manager - Church & Community Engagement, Churches of Christ in Qld ~ CEO, Daraco IT Services ~ Director, SafeMinistryTraining.com.au ~ Executive Assistant, The Leprosy Mission Australia ~ Executive Minister, CityLife Church ~ Managing Principal, Moores ~ Finance Manager, Newhope Baptist Church ~ CEO, Korus Connect ~ President, ICFM ~ General Manager, Faith Christian Church ~ Communications and Operations Manager, The Freedom Project ~ CEO, dutyof.care ~ General Manager, Childsafe ~ Commercial Risk Manager , Ansvar Insurance ~ Director, Baptist Financial Services ~ National Director, AEA Missions Interlink ~ Operations Manager, Discovery Church ~ Pastor, Reach Community Church ~ Board Member, Wycliffe Australia ~ Chair, Mt Tamborine Convention ~ Chief Executive Officer, Baptist Insurance Services ~ Co-Founder, Together Financial Services ~ Board of Elders, Gateway Baptist Church ~ Administrator, Edwardstown Baptist Church ~ CEO, Concern Australia Welfare Services Inc ~ Chief Executive, International Justice Mission ~ Chaplaincy Manager, Churches of Christ in Qld ~ CEO, Empart ~ Executive Pastor, NewHope Baptist Church ~ Communications Coordinator, Habitat for Humanity Victoria ~ CEO, Entrust Foundation ~ CEO, photoSentinel ~ Senior Pastor, Clayton Church of Christ ~ Executive Director, CMA Standards Council ~ GM to Client Solutions, Ansvar Insurance ~ National Program Manager, Kids Hope Australia ~ Senior Pastor/CEO, HillSide Church ~ Executive Manager, Outback Futures ~ CEO, Halftime Australia ~ Consultant, Prolegis Lawyers ~ Engagement and Equipping Director, SU Victoria ~ Chief Financial Officer, Churches of Christ Financial Services Ltd ~ Director, The Future Leader Group ~ Finance Director, City on a Hill ~ Executive Director, Arrow Leadership ~ Financial Controller, Qld Theological College ~ Principal, Mercer PR ~ Partner, Prolegis Lawyers ~ Employer Services Coordinator, Christian Super ~ Director of Corporate Services, Global Interaction Inc. ~ Church Health Pastor, Baptist Churches Western Australia ~ Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Bible Society Australia ~ Relationship Manager, Compassion Australia ~ CEO, Reach Beyond ~ Head of Fundraising, Habitat for Humanity Australia ~ CEO, Fusion Australia Ltd ~ National Director, Steer Incorporated ~ Business Manager, Robert Menzies College ~ Director, Lewis Counsel ~ Advocate for, TWR360.org ~ Lawyer, Lewis Holdway Lawyers ~ Managing Director, Circle Tree ~ Board Vice Chair, Mt Tamborine Convention ~ Interim National Director, SIM Australia ~ Managing Director, Reventure Ltd ~ National Director, Power to Change ~ Principal Air Chaplain - Anglican, Air Force ~ National Relationship Manager, Faith Insurance ~ Legal Counsel, ACNC ~ Partner, Prolegis Lawyers ~ Board Chair, Riverview Church ~ Audit Manager, Saward Dawson ~ Business Development Manager, ACS Financial ~ Client Manager, EA Insurance Services ~ Executive Pastor, Overflow Church ~ Director, Baptist Insurance Services ~ Cash Plus Portfolio Manager, Prime Value Asset Management ~ Director, rdl.accountants ~ Relationship Facilitator , Compassion Australia ~ Speaker, Creation Ministries International ~ People and Culture Manager, Christians Against Poverty ~ Legal Associate and Assistant Company Secretary, HammondCare ~ Ministry Services Director, Gateway Baptist Church ~ Senior Risk Consultant, Ansvar Insurance ~ Business Manager, Schools Ministry Group ~ Australian Program Director, TEAR Australia ~ President, Christian Counsellors Association of Australia ~ Business & Development Manager, CMA ~ Pastoral Assistant, Lighthouse Christian Church ~ Board Member, Schools Ministry Group ~ CEO, Belgrave Heights Convention ~ CEO, Christian Venues Association ~ Secretary / Director Administrative Services, QLD Baptists ~ Enquiries & Student Engagement Co-ordinator, Eastern College Australia ~ Business Support Administrator, Riverview Church ~ Administrator, TLC Church ~
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