Posts Tagged ‘Governance’

Godly Governance By Dr. Zenet Maramara

What does godly governance look like? The concept of governance is not new. It is found in the Bible as early as creation. When God created the world and all that is in it, he entrusted its care and governance to Adam and his posterity. Humankind, as God’s representative, is mandated to exert dominion and…

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Anchoring Questions By Mark Stevenson and Lindsay Olesberg

ANCHORING QUESTIONS FOR YOUR BOARD AND TEAM In our experience walking alongside executive and board leaders during crucial transitions, the difference depends on the anchoring questions driving the conversation. This has been especially true over the last few months of our work. Periods of intensified strain burden leaders and organizations, but can also become fertile…

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Thriving Nonprofit Boards By Dr. John C. Reynolds

Thriving Nonprofit Boards and Their Role in Organizational Sustainability Organizations fulfill their missions and achieve impact with God-honoring excellence when cared for by competent boards. The board’s first priority is to nurture, guide, and hold accountable the right CEO who is given space to accomplish the purposes of the organization. Sustainable organizations need energized CEOs…

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Biblical Governance by Dr. Gary Hoag

What does the Bible say about Board Governance?  Interestingly, it says more than you might think about governance. Four councils appear in the biblical record. They offer insight for how to think about governance and how not to think about it. Two of them exhibit exemplary traits, while the other two present patterns to avoid.…

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The Battle for Integrity By Dan Busby

  Recognize When the Battle for Integrity Begins While far from perfect, King David is one of the first ones we think of when the discussion turns to integrity. Asaph, the royal court composer, said David shepherded them with “the integrity of his heart and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands” (Psalm 78:72,…

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Owner Boards vs. Steward Boards By R. Scott Rodin

Owner Boards vs. Steward Boards – Do you know the difference? If you follow these blogs you’ll know that we write about the difference between owner leaders and steward leaders. In a number of posts we’ve defined owner leaders as self-reliant rather than God-reliant, tying their self-image to their job and title, seeing people as…

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2.26.15 CLA Webcast: Financial Trends

Want to hear the latest in financial news and trends every Christian ministry leader should know? Join Christian Leadership Alliance‘s VP of Communications and Lifelong Learning, W. Scott Brown as he interviews Dan Busby, President of ECFA on February 26th.  During this CLA Webcast, they will share the impact of our current financial management climate…

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Stewardship and Governance

By Kent R. Wilson, PhD Effective, focused nonprofit organizational governance is hard to find these days in spite of hundreds of thousands of boards that oversee these organizations. Why is that? A clue could be found in the fact that among the countless print and online resources on governance, few base their approach on a…

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