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In a November 2014 interview D. Beatty (a faculty person at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto) stated that the role of a corporate board chair is to bring “individuals with the right mix of talents together, utilizing … (read the rest)
For the most part church boards operate behind the scenes in congregational life. Church members have very little idea about the nature of the board’s work or responsibility or what happens in its meetings. Only when things are in crisis … (read the rest)
Often the rap against church boards is their perceived opposition to change. Frequently populated by older members of the congregation, they have a reputation for being conservative, reactionary and sometimes intransigent. Instead of leading change, they get characterized as the … (read the rest)
When you become a church board chair, it does not take too long before you hear your first complaint about the church board. They go with the territory as they say. You become the lightning rod for such responses. A … (read the rest)
One of the toughest roles that a church board has to own is the responsible processing of serious complaints leveled against a senior church leader. The leader could be the primary employee or a key board member, but the challenges … (read the rest)