Working with the church's governing board is a leadership task like no other, and many pastors struggle to navigate its pitfalls. How can the pastor most effectively work with this influential group of people to lead the church into the future?
In this nuts-and-bolts handbook, veteran pastor Stan Toler walks the pastor step-by-step through the best practices of leading a church board. Based on years of experience in working with boards, Stan identifies key principles for partnering with the church board for effective ministry leadership.
Pastors will learn to establish expectations for board members, run effective board meetings, manage clashing opinions and personalities, work through boards to stimulate progress, develop long-term strategies, and much more.