Category Archives: Congregation
If the church leadership discerns that Carver Policy Governance would be beneficial for their local church to adopt, how does it prepare the congregation for this shift? Or is the congregation unaffected by such a change in governance modality?
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The Carver Policy Governance model requires both the church board chair and the lead pastor to understand their respective roles clearly and be supportive of each other in those roles. This is especially important when a local church seeks to … (read the rest)
What is the essential principle or presupposition that guides the Carver Policy Governance model? A volunteer board in a non-profit institution must “provide strategic leadership, it must clarify policies and expect organizational activities to give them life.”1 The key … (read the rest)
Congregational forms of church governance can be quite dysfunctional when it comes to discerning the will of God. The solution for some is to change from a congregational governance structure to a much more centralized and efficient decision-making system. However, … (read the rest)