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Behind the Seal

7 EpisodesProduced by ECFAWebsite

ECFA's blue seal has been a symbol of trust and accountability for over four decades, but what does that mean? Is it the seal alone that inspires confidence, or is it the nonprofits and churches behind the seal?Listen in to these conversations between ECFA's President and CEO, Michael Martin, and pr… read more

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Leading a Dangerously Soft-hearted Ministry | Edgar Sandoval, World Vision

April 28th, 2022


Edgar Sandoval's amazing story of hardship, hard work, and surrender is filled with God's continued work in each of us and this world!  As CEO of World Vision, a large, tenured Christian Humanitarian Aid Organization, …

Eternal Mindsets Create Generous Hearts | David Wills, NCF

April 21st, 2022


When David Wills was growing up, every time he took a spiritual gift test he always seemed to score lowest in "generosity," but that didn't stop the Lord from working in his heart.

Listen in as Michael Martin sits down …

Redemption Happens with Accountability | Jake Lapp, ECFA

April 14th, 2022


Being accountable to someone doesn't mean you'll achieve perfection. Accountability, particularly in a Christian organization, looks like a …

Trusting Leaders Who Trust God | Tami Heim, CLA

April 7th, 2022


"Trust is the bedrock. Out of good trust comes productive conflict management, clarity on goals and objectives, people feel like they can speak into something, and you begin to see outcomes. Outcomes that really are …

Do Evangelicals Have A Trust Problem? | Walter Kim, NAE

March 31st, 2022


Does the name "evangelical" do more harm than good in today’s culture? What role is "deconstruction" playing in the Christian community? Do Christian …

Going Behind the Seal | Michael Martin

March 24th, 2022


Nonprofits and churches were experiencing a “crisis of confidence” in the late 1970s. Scandal after scandal highlighted the great need for standards and accountability, and from it, the ECFA seal was born to help regain …

Behind the Seal - Trailer

March 4th, 2022


ECFA is announcing our new Podcast.  Subscribe now!  Episodes are released every week starting in late March!

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