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In the past several years various church growth strategists have argued that congregations have life-cycles. It is argued that if church leaders know where their congregation is in their specific life-cycle, then they can adopt strategies that will enable new … (read the rest)
Developing church board policy faces two significant impediments — people and process. In both instances inertia arising from tradition, ignorance of better ways to work together, and general antipathy to change discourages the development of policy. To break through this … (read the rest)
A chairperson has a good feeling when basic church board policies finally are in place. Some clarity and consistency now exists regarding the means by which the board can guide its operations. Of course, a big challenge is keeping the … (read the rest)
In one sense policies are the nerve system of a church board. Good policies let the board know when something is not working properly. They sensitize board members both to good and bad direction. They warn about imminent danger and … (read the rest)