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Guide to churches on spiritual leaders and trustees

This paper aims to address both of these questions in detail and provide guidance on how a church's strong leadership ethos can be incorporated into its legal governing documents.

Topics covered:

  • Spiritual leaders and trustees: are they the same?
  • Leadership: setting the sense of direction
  • Trustees: do they have an important role in ‘church’?
  • The spiritual leaders as the trustees?
  • The trustees as a separate group?
  • Strategy: trustees and spiritual leaders
  • Financial decisions: the interaction of trustees and spiritual leaders
  • Handling differences and relationships
  • The things to remember once difficulties do arise
  • Selection of trustees
  • What options are there?


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