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Churches, as organizations, tend to preserve their operational processes and resist change. I think this is the case particularly for churches whose congregations number between 100 and 500. Leaders get used to the “tried and tested” patterns. If suggestions for … (read the rest)
In related blog articles #288 and #289 I have considered the role of a church board chair and church board members in developing an engaged, effective church board. In addition, we must also think carefully about the role of a … (read the rest)
Board members…what do they contribute to building an engaged, effective church board? In one respect the very possibility of a church board functioning in an engaged, effective manner depends totally upon the cooperation and motivation of individual board members. If … (read the rest)
In this blog article I tackle a very serious question, but one that only infrequently in my experience receives focused attention on the part of board members, board chairs and lead pastors. Several factors contribute to this:
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Decisions form the primary work of church boards. Making beneficial, wise decisions is job 1. In blog article 133 I discussed the problem that “group think” can create for church boards, hindering the achievement of wise decisions. In this blog … (read the rest)