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Another successful CMA Conference

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 |

Each year around 400 senior church, ministry and business leaders gather at the CMA conference. Held in Sydney on 2-3 June 2015, with over 40 sessions and presenters, this has been one of Australia’s best opportunities for professional development, inspiration and networking.

Keynote Speakers

The Hon. John Anderson, Former Deputy Prime Minister, current Chair of Overseas Council Australia. John Duncan Anderson AO is a former Australian politician. He served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the rural-based National Party of Australia from July 1999 to July 2005.

John Pellowe, CEO of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities. John’s passion is to help Christian churches and agencies become exemplary, healthy, and effective. He has practical experience and an academic background in business and ministry.

Jerry Rassamni, Founder and CEO of Pulse IQ. Pulse IQ is a business intelligence firm helping business and Christian NFPs to optimise performance through analytics. He currently serves some of the largest multinationals as well as Christian NFPs around the globe.

Anne Robinson, Chairing panel discussion The Royal Commission is exposing some issues, weaknesses and challenges that the Christian sector needs to respond to. This panel discussion will highlight and explore some of these matters.

The closing plenary session featured five, ten-minute TED-style presentations from a diverse range of speakers.

Topics & Streams

  • CEO and Chair Symposium
  • Trends in Ministry accountability and transparency
  • Effective ministry governance
  • Church leadership and management
  • Stewardship and Generosity
  • Leading and managing people
  • Grow as a Ministry leader
  • Charity law, ACNC and our public witness
Who attends the CMA Conference?
  • Church: Senior Pastor, Church Administrator, Executive Pastor, Board Members
  • Christian Ministry: CEO, Chair, board members, fundraising managers, HR managers, finance managers, general managers, executive staff
  • Christian Business: Business leaders who are interested in leadership and management in the context of faith
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