Presenter: Larry Perkins, Ph.D. (Best Board Practices Presenter; InTrust governance facilitator; President Emeritus, Northwest Baptist Seminary)

This series of webinars is for individuals serving as chairpersons for church boards. Participation in the webinars will enhance a person’s understanding of and competence in chairing church boards. The registration in the webinars is limited to ten people (based upon date of registration and payment received).

Cost: $45 for three webinars.

Pre-registration required – Please use the form below.
NOTE: Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Webinar Schedule for Spring 2013:

Webinar # 1:

Date and Time: Thursday, January 31, 2013 – from 6:30 – 7:30pm PST

Topic: Governance, the Church Board and the Congregation

  • Defining Governance in the context of a local church
  • Defining the role of a church board as a governing board – Carver, Malphurs, Olson, Osborne, Hotchkiss, Stahlke  — Perkins
  • Governance models and their value
  • Organizational “place” and “identity”.

Webinar # 2:

Date and Time: Thursday, February 28, 2013 –  from 6:30 – 7:30pm PST

Topic: Church and Church Boards – the “Big Picture”

  • The context of the church – mission, values, leadership principles and services – church board as ministry team and strategic leadership team
  • Five Key Constituencies –
  • Three Key Domains
  • Seven Core Principles and Practices

 Webinar # 3:

Date and Time: Thursday, March 28, 2013 –  from 6:30 – 7:30pm PST

  • The Board Chair – Leading the Strategic Leadership Team
  • The Church Board as “Ministry Team”
  • The Church Board as “Strategic Leadership Team”
  • The Church Board as “Stewards of a Trust – Governance”
  • The Church Board as “non-profit charity board”
  • Board organization, board operations, board education, board assessment, board renewal, board discipline, board spirituality.

System requirements:

  1. Separate headphone for audio interaction (built-in microphones pick up too much noise)
  2. We use Adobe Connect 9.


  • 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8; 2GHz Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Windows Vista®
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended) for Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8; 1GB of RAM (2GB recommended) for Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3

Mac OS

  • 1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • Mac OS X, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7.4, 10.8
  • No Adobe Connect Add-in support for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard). Users on Leopard can attend meetings in the browser.*
  • Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3

Registration Form

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Reminder: Registration is not complete until payment has been made.