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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)
The more consulting I do with church boards, the more I discover that good communications is key to effective board leadership. It may seem to be a small element in the larger world of church board work, but if a … (read the rest)
The October 2014 newsletter “Boardsource Spark” presented a short preview of the key findings of “BoardSource’s national survey.” While some might argue that church board members are more motivated and involved than members of other types of nonprofit agencies, these … (read the rest)
In several of my church board consultations I have encountered situations where congregations have established subsidiary ministries (e.g. Christian schools, child care centers, camps). In some cases the congregation is advised to establish a separate board to oversee this new … (read the rest)