Governance and Ministry: Rethinking Board Leadership, Second Edition

Governance and Ministry: Rethinking Board Leadership, Second Edition

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566997393
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/20/2016
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 224,082
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dan Hotchkiss writes, consults, and speaks widely for congregations and other nonprofits. His specialties include board governance, strategic and financial planning, clergy transition, and fundraising. As a senior consultant for the Alban Institute for fourteen years, and now as an independent consultant, Dan has directly helped hundreds of congregations and related organizations in more than thirty denominational groups. Through his coaching, teaching, and writing, Dan touches the lives of an even wider range of leaders. He is also the author of Ministry and Money: A Guide for Clergy and Their Friends. His website is

Table of Contents

Foreword by Anthony B. Robinson
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition

1. Organized Religion
2. Governance and Ministry in Interesting Times
3. How Congregations Organize
4. Map for Thinking about Congregations
5. The Job of the Board
6. Productive Board Meetings
7. Size Makes a Difference
8. Life after Governance Change
9. Exploring Governance Change
10. Policy Choices
11. Lay and Clergy Partnership

Appendix A. Writing Tips for Policy Wonks
Appendix B. Board Policies for Bourne Street Church

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