Category Archives: Scenes from cartoons

Summary of the first and second cartoons

The extro of part 2 is found at the following link. This summarizes the cartoons and provides three reasons why internal controls protect your staff:

Good procedures:

  • protect the strong from temptation
  • protect the weak from  opportunity
  • protect the innocent from false accusation.

 

 

 

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Index of cartoons

There are six cartoons that give visual explanations of how to structure internal controls at a local church.  Since four short cartoons are combined in pairs to make the two feature cartoons, I thought it would help to give an index of how the cartoons are organized with links to each one.   Here is a picture of how the individual cartoons are structured:

Part 1 and 2 each have an intro and extro.

Free book for pastors of local churches

UPDATE: Offer will expire on December 31, 2011.

I stopped the free book offer at the end of 2011.  This short fable is the basis for the cartoons you see on this blog. The book is now available at Amazon in Kindle format for $0.99. Click here.

 

Update:  This book is now available on Amazon for $USD 0.99.  Free offer will expire on December 31, 2011.

Exit interview with the reporter after stories proved false – cartoon 4

Exit interview with the reporter. Cartoon where she reports the stories were fabricated is here:

earlier cartoons:

Internal controls can protect the innocent from false accusations – cartoon #3

 

Another cartoon is up.  Southside Community Church is blindsided by false accusations when a reporter calls for a comment. Fortunately, they have good procedures and internal controls that prove the accusations are fabricated.

When a reporter calls, good procedures save the day:

Previous cartoons:

This cartoon is based on the text from Once Upon Internal Control found here.

Introduction to Southside Community Church

 

The introduction to the story of Southside Community Church can be seen here.

following cartoons can be found here:

Cartoon describing dual control over offering count in local church

 

Cartoon that describes dual control over the offering count.

The cartoon is based on the book Once Upon Internal Control – A tale of good and bad ways to implement internal controls in a local church, written by James Ulvog, CPA.

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Welcome!

Welcome to the blog for the book Once Upon Internal Control.  This will be the place to see cartoons based on the book and seek discussion on the topics.

The goal of the book, the cartoons, and this blog is to help local churches improve their internal controls.

Enjoy!

Bank reconciliations – chapter 1 cartoon

 

A cartoon that discusses some internal controls over bank reconciliations in a local church:

The cartoon is based on the book Once Upon Internal Control – A tale of good and bad ways to implement internal controls in a local church, written by James Ulvog, CPA.

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