"Church Governance" – Influence Magazine

Church Governance

by Chris Railey

Our goal of a healthy church in every community can come about by planting new churches and revitalizing existing ones. It’s a two-pronged approach, not an either/or proposition. There are so many congregations in our Fellowship that are on the verge of something great. They have an incredible history and are looking to a tremendous future.

However, existing churches are sometimes hamstrung when it comes to how they operate. It would be a mistake to run an organization on the same principles and policies it was founded on. Every institution has built-in procedures for changing with the times. Churches should be no exception...