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In books or articles that discuss the role of a church board or a non-profit charity’s board, the term “governance” occurs frequently. It seems that much of what a church board does today is deemed “good governance.” But what does … (read the rest)
If there is one constant in board meetings it has to be decision-making. Every agenda will include some matters that call for the board members to say yea or nay. Decisions require a chair to exercise the greatest skill in … (read the rest)
43. The Church Board Chair and Pastor Relationship # 3 — The Unique Setting of the Small Church (less than 100 members).
Publications such as Gary McIntosh’s “One Size Doesn’t Fit All” have helped us discern that the size of a church community affects, perhaps even determines, many aspects of its life. One of the more critical elements that is affected as … (read the rest)
In recent years various writers have discussed the relationship between the church board chair and the lead pastor in the local church leadership structure. Les Stahkle in Church Governance Matters, for example, states without equivocation that the people in … (read the rest)
All cultures develop power structures. When you grow up in a specific culture, you learn how to navigate within its specific power structures. For the most part we acquire this knowledge naturally, like learning a language. However, we also tend … (read the rest)