Category Archives: Book Reviews

80. Book Review # 5: “The Board Chair Handbook” (Second Edition) by Mindy Wertheimer, BoardSource, 2008

BoardSource® advertizes itself as “the premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide” (preface, p.iii). Its publications and workshops enable people who serve as board members of nonprofit … (read the rest)

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54: Review Article #4. Dan Hotchkiss, Governance and Ministry. Rethinking Board Leadership

Dan Hotchkiss, Governance and Ministry. Rethinking Board Leadership. Herndon, Virginia: The Alban Institute, 2009. 249 pages.

From the first days of the church, governance and ministry (Acts 6) have linked themselves together in ways that directly affect the ability of … (read the rest)

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42. Review Article # 3: Les Stahlke. Church Governance Matters

Les Stahlke. Church Governance Matters. Relationship Model™ of Governance, Leadership and Management for Churches (Edmonton, Alta.: Imperial Printing, 2010). 358 pages.

Primary Purpose

Stahlke applies his Relationship Model™ of governance, leadership and managements to church as faith-based, non-profit entities, taking … (read the rest)

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36. Review Article # 2: T.J.Addington, High Impact Church Boards (2006).

T.J.Addington, High Impact Church Boards. Oakdale, MN: Sandbox Resources, 2007. 217 pages.


T.J.Addington is a Senior Vice-President with the Evangelical Free Church of America. For over fifteen years he has consulted with many churches and Christian, non-profit organizations, seeking to … (read the rest)

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34. Review Article # 1 – Michael Anthony: The Effective Church Board (1993)

The Effective Church Board. A Handbook for Mentoring and Training Servant Leaders by Michael J. Anthony. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock Publishers 2000 (originally published by Baker Book House, 1993). 301 pages.

Dr. Anthony writes as an experienced Christian … (read the rest)

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