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Various analogies can be used to describe the essence of a board chair’s role. Personally, I think the comparison with the conductor of an orchestra or the coxswain who coordinates a team of eights have much to commend. People in … (read the rest)
Many individuals who serve on church boards are used to leading through innovation. They are entrepeneurs developing businesses or creative individuals in other avenues. However, when they become members of a church board they struggle to discern how to express … (read the rest)
Within the Christian tradition prophecy plays significant roles in various ways and at various times. This phenomenon not only expresses God’s word to people at a particular time, but also reveals something of God’s intentions going forward, whether promise or … (read the rest)
I am sure it is not news to any long term church board member or board chair, but crises happen on a regular basis. The test of a church board’s leadership comes in such contexts. If the board fails to … (read the rest)
The title of this blog sounds rather apocalyptic. It is not meant to be. Rather, it expresses a common challenge church boards face — seeking to be change agents, but acting too aggressively, too quickly, or too ambitiously. The resultant … (read the rest)