The cost of cutting corners is too high for churches when implementing policy-base governance. I speak from both professional and personal experience. … More Costs of Cutting Corners in Governance
They ask it in different ways, but a number of church leaders want to know: “What are the real differences between the church council form of governance and policy-based governance?” … More Real Differences in Church Governance
When I ask leaders what is causing enough discomfort to consider changing governance, they identify three root causes. … More Root Causes for Churches Changing Governance
Of the five trite saying leaders need to abandon, this is the one I don’t won’t to let go: “It’s better to ask for forgiveness than permission.” … More It’s Better to Not Need to Ask
While policy-based governance is solving key problems for churches, it also is creating challenges. … More Five Ways to Improve Policy-based Governance
Try the following improvements before replacing your church council form of governance.
There is growing frustration in too many churches about day-to-day ministry. While changing governance could ease emotions, try to improve the current system first. Just in case I wasn’t clear: Improve your current system of governance before overhauling the Constitution and Bylaws. And this is from a guy who gives talks on the benefits of … More Church Governance: Improve before Change