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Within the world of church leadership we keep telling ourselves that the “church” is not facilities, finances and programs, but people. We believe this because of Jesus’ emphasis that he came to re-form the people of God. Paul takes up … (read the rest)
One section of Boardsource’s National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices, January 2015 survey reports that in the area of Board Dynamics “board succession planning remains a vexing challenge for at least one-half of the boards” (42). Most nonprofit agency … (read the rest)
259. Board Engagement: Reflections on Boardsource’s January 2015 National Index of NonProfit Board Practices — Insights for Church Boards.
In this report Boardsource indicates that this is their “eighth census of nonprofit practices” taken since 1994. The respondents included 846 chief executives and 246 board chairs. The survey occurred between May 20, 2014 and July 14, 2014. You can … (read the rest)
In the description of responsibilities that guide many church boards there is some statement to the effect that the board oversees the teaching office of the church. This is particularly the case in situations where the board is composed primarily … (read the rest)
One of the basic premises which undergirds the ideas on this website is that a church board forms the strategic ministry leadership team in the congregation, exercising much of this leadership through wise governance. However, ministry leadership in addition includes … (read the rest)