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Why attend CMA 2021?

Over the last 18 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.

Oh - and also it's just going to be fantastic to be together again in-real-life! We're planning special semi-structured networking opportunities where you can chat and learn from peers about how they are adapting to the 'new normal'.

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.
SOME of the 300+ church, minsitry and business leaders attending CMA 2021
Manager , Baplink ~ Chief Operations Officer, International Justice Mission Australia ~ Director, Baptist Insurance Services Ltd ~ Secretary, HammondCare ~ Business & Development Manager, CMA ~ Executive Director, CMA Standards Council ~ CDO, R6 Digital ~ National Director, CMA ~ Executive Director Q4, CMA ~ Board Member, MTCC ~ Business Manager, Belgrave Heights Christian School ~ Risk & Compliance Manager, Transform Aid International ~ Director, What'sOn Consulting ~ Chief Communications Officer, Bible Society Australia ~ CEO, Pioneers of Australia ~ CEO, MTCC ~ Financial Controller, Alphacrucis College ~ Enterprise Sales Lead , OHO ~ Director, Christian Vision ~ CEO , EA Insurance Services Pty Ltd ~ Board Chair, Scripture Union NSW ~ Executive Director, Arrow Leadership ~ COO, Empart ~ Partner, Saward Dawson Chartered Accountants ~ State Director, Scripture Union NSW ~ CFO, Anglicare Tasmania Inc ~ Partner, Shedden & Green ~ Lay Leader (Chairman), Lighthouse Church Thailand ~ HR Manager, Baptist Financial Services ~ Director QB Services, Queensland Baptists ~ Director, Entente ~ Church & Community Engagement Manager, CBM Australia ~ ND Executive Assistant, Power to Change ~ Deputy CEO, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Accountant, ACCI Relief ~ CEO, Australian Institute for Family Counselling ~ Project funding, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Assistant Executive Director, Global Interaction ~ Operations Co-ordinator, Interserve Australia ~ National Director, Power to Change ~ Practice Leader, Moores ~ Director , Baptist Financial Services / BUV  ~ Pastor, Highlands Church ~ Chair, OHO ~ Business Operations Pastor, Hope Central  ~ Founder and Director, Forge Leadership Consultancy ~ Manager, Global Recordings Network ~ Director, McSweeney CA ~ Finance Manager, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Managing Director, Power Group ~ CEO, Prepare ~ Senior Lawyer , Moores ~ PA to National Director, CMA ~ Church Adminstrator, Austral-Asian Community Church ~ CEO , WSC Group ~ Head of Finance & Administration, Baptist Churches Western Australia ~ CEO, Carinity ~ CEO, R6 Digital ~ Executive Director, Medical Mission Aid Inc ~ Business Manager, CityLife Church ~ CEO, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Vice President Operations, Alphacrucis College ~ CFO, EMPART INC ~ CFO, Fusion Australia ~ Finance Manager, Living Church ~ I.C.T. Manager, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Operations Manager, Discovery Church ~ CEO, Belgrave Heights Convention ~ Chairman, EA Insurance ~ Director, rdl accountants ~ Senior Relationship Manager , Prime Value Asset Management ~ Chair, Baplink ~ Regional Ministries Dir, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Director, Lewis Counsel ~ Chief Operating Officer, Compassion Australia ~ CEO, MAF Australia ~ Managing Director, Reventure ~ Board Member, Arrow Leadership ~ Board Member, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Board Intern, Korus Connect ~ Communications Manager, Creation Ministries International ~ Graduate Diploma Course Coordinator, Australian Institute of Family Counselling ~ Associate, Russell Kennedy Lawyers ~ Director, Baptist Insurance Services Ltd ~ Lecturer, Christian Heritage College ~ CEO, Tearfund ~ QB Administration, Queensland Baptists ~ CEO, The Banyans Health and Wellness ~ Board Intern, CMA ~ National Director, Interserve Australia ~ Director, Saward Dawson ~ Lawyer, Lewis Holdway Lawyers ~ Executive Assistant, LCA Victorian District ~ CEO, The Archbishop of Sydney's Anglican Aid ~ Director, Christian Super ~ Director - Admin Services, Queensland Baptists ~ Partner, Resolve Consulting ~ Marketing Coordinator, Heartburst ~ Board Member, MTCC ~ Partner, Saward Dawson ~ CEO, Entrust Foundation ~ Archdeacon AF, Defence Anglican Chaplaincy ~ Board Chair , PeaceWise  ~ Co-owner & Senior Financial Adviser, Cornerstone Wealth ~ CEO, Barnabas Fund ~ Board Chair, CMA ~ Executive Director , Global Interaction ~ General Manager, Faith Christian Church ~ President, Christian Heritage College ~ Business Development Manage, EA Insurance  ~ Accountant, Baptist Churches Western Australia ~ Training and Conciliation Manager, PeaceWise  ~ Principal, McSweeney CA ~ Chair, AGLOW INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALIA ~ Manager, Global Recordings Network ~ CEO, Integricare ~ Sr Lead, Finance & Compliance, International Justice Mission ~ Finance Officer, Scripture Union NSW ~ Director of Operations and Finance, Syndal Baptist Church ~ Director, BFS ~ Director of Mission Support, Scripture Union Qld ~ Chief Executive Officer, Baptist Insurance Services Ltd ~ Board Member, Engage Work Faith ~ Chief Financial Officer, Transform Aid International ~ CEO, Fusion Australia ~ Financial Accountant, Citylife Church ~ Managing Partner, Thornburys Accountants & Advisors ~ Director, RDL Accountants ~ CFO & COO, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ President, CBMC AU ~ Business & Property Advisor, Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ~ Pacific Group Business Manager, Pacific Hills Christian School ~ Stakeholder Relations, Anglican Aid ~ CEO, CMAA ~ Human Resources Manager, CityLife Church ~ Communications Officer, Anglican Aid ~ Partner, Prolegis ~ Finance, NewHope Baptist Church ~ Board Chairperson , Eventide Lutheran Homes ~ Director , DWS Accounting ~ Company Secretary, WEC International ~ National Relationship Manager, Churches of Christ Financial Services ~ Pastoral and Accountant, Hope Christian Church Melbourne ~ National Leader Strategic Engagement, Power to Change Australia ~ Executive Pastor, NewHope Baptist Church ~ President & CEO, GTP ~ Board Chair, Pioneers of Australia ~ Board Intern, Hillcrest Christian College ~ Business Manager, Clovercrest Baptist Church ~ CEO, Korus Connect ~ Chair of the Board, Health Serve Australia ~ Project funding, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Board Member, ACCI Relief ~ Carinity Board Chair, Queensland Baptists ~ Chairman, Neumann & Turnour Lawyers ~ Regional Ministries Dir, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ CFO, WorldShare ~ Personnel manager, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Panel Member, CMA Standards Council ~ Administration, Urban Neighbours of Hope ~ Operations Manager, Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ~ Director, QCCC ~ Financial Accountant, Interserve Australia ~ Exec Pastor - Operations, Stairway Church ~ Board Chair, Baptist Financial Services ~ CEO, AIRS ~ Executive Pastor, Discovery Church ~ Secretary, Australian Christian Churches WA ~ Prayer Lead , Engage Work Faith ~ Administrative Assistant, Austral-Asian Community Church ~ Business Development Executive, Positive Media ~ State Leader, Global Interaction Queensland ~ CFO / Strategy Catalyst , Global Trust Partners ~ Registrar, Anglican Diocese of Tasmania ~ CEO, IFLA ~ Administration Lead , Engage Work Faith ~ IT support, PeaceWise ~ Executive Minister, CityLife Church ~ CEO, Emu Gully Adventure Education Group Ltd ~ Board Member , MTCC ~ Director, Baptist Financial Services ~ Chair of Leadership Team, Trinity Church Aldgate ~ Accountant, Baptist Churches Western Australia ~ CEO, CVA ~ Finance Team Leader (CFO), Power to Change ~ Director, The Lachlan Macquarie Institute ~ Board Intern, Christian Venues Australia ~ Board Secretary, Morling College ~ Board Chair, Morling College ~ Administrator, Sunnybank District Baptist Church ~ People & Culture Director, Tearfund Australia ~ Financial Services Committee Member, Queensland Baptists ~ Manager, CYC ADANAC ~ Resource Minister, UCA ~ Business Manager, Bayside Christian College ~ Project Manager, Entrust Foundation ~ Illuminations, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Senior Auditor, Saward Dawson ~ Board, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Finance Officer , PeaceWise  ~ Manager - Insurance Operations, Baptist Insurance Services Ltd ~ General Manager, AIFC ~ Chair , Christian Venues Association ~ Chief of Staff, Transform Aid International ~ Business & Operations Director, Interserve Australia ~ CEO, Benwerren ~ Administrator, Unley Park Baptist Church ~ CEO, ACCI Relief ~ CFO, C3 Church Sydney ~ Business & Systems Manager, Baptist Churches SA ~ Chair, Baptist Insurance Services Ltd ~ CFO, Pioneers of Australia ~ Chief Operating Officer, Korus Connect ~ Finance Officer , Engage Work Faith ~ Principal, Lewis Holdway Lawyers ~ Board Chair, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ Manager, Diploma of Counselling and Development, Australian Institute of Family Counselling ~ National Relationships Manager , PeaceWise  ~ Chief Engagement Lead , Engage Work Faith ~ Insurance Manager, Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ~ Director, McSweeney CA ~ QB Administration, Queensland Baptists ~ Board Member, Malyon College ~ CEO, Schools Ministry Group ~ Board member, Overseas Council Australia ~ Executive Pastor, ImagineNations Church ~ Risk Management Officer, Power to Change ~ Principal, Credence Ex Search ~ Church Services Support Manager, Queensland Baptists ~ Chairperson, Global Recordings Network ~ Chief Executive Officer, African Enterprise ~ General Manager, ACC ~ Board Member, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ CFO, Carinity ~ Board, Mukti Australia ~ Executive Director, OHO ~ Manager, rdl Accountants ~ Business Manager, Baptist Churches Western Australia ~ Co-owner & Senior Financial Adviser, Cornerstone Wealth ~ Manager, Saward Dawson ~ Malyon Manager, Malyon College ~ Manager, Fusion Australia ~ Finance, Lifehouse Church ~ Board Member, Korus Connect ~ Board Member , Engage Work Faith ~ Chief Financial Officer, Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ~ National Director , PeaceWise  ~ Special Counsel, Lewis Holdway Lawyers ~ General Manager, The Lachlan Macquarie Institute ~ Quality Church Governance Officer, Christian and Missionary Alliance of Australia ~ CEO, Australian Guild of Music ~ Australian National Office Director, International China Concern ~ Director - Financial Services, Queensland Baptists ~ Board Intern, Overseas Council Australia ~ Board Chairman, Compassion AU ~ Board Member, Korus Connect ~ Executive Pastor, Overflow Church Medowie ~ Accountant, Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ~ Pastoral Coach, Baptist Union of Victoria ~ Business Manager, Scripture Union NSW ~ Director and Partner, The Future Leader Group ~ Head of Employer Relationships, Christian Super ~ Executive Officer, Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ~ Director Training, WEC International ~ Director Global Partnerships, Global Interaction ~ Director, Baptist Financial Services ~ Director, Saward Dawson ~ Board Member, Queensland Baptists ~ Church Health Pastor, Baptist Churches Western Australia ~ Manager, CYC Forest Edge ~ Operations Manager, Baptist Insurance Services Ltd ~ Board Intern, PeaceWise ~ Principal, Business Mentoring Aust ~ Secretary/Board Member , MTCC ~ Practice Leader, Moores ~  Board member, Christian Super ~ Deputy National Director, Power to Change ~ Business Manager, Northreach Baptist Church ~ Finance Officer, Gateway Church Australia Ltd ~ Partner, Prolegis ~ CEO, FEBC ~ Executive Director, Dignity Freedom Network ~ Board Chair, WEC International ~ Board Vic Chair, Queensland Baptists ~ Board, Wycliffe Bible Translators ~ 
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
Baptist Financial Services Compassion Australia Baptist Insurance Services
  Prolegis Lawyers  
Silver Sponsors
Saward Dawson Chartered Accountants
National Sponsors
Media Partners
Positive Media
Supporting Sponsors
Neumann & Turnour Lawyers ACS Financial Tri-Meridian Corporate & Commercial Law
  Steer Incirporated Lewis Holdway Lawyers
Reposition Reventure LPC Cresa Eastern College
For details of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact info@cma.net.au
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