Governance

Godly leadership is required on your Governing Board. Irrelevant irrelevant details can sidetrack a good board? How do you keep the Board on task—?

Board Meeting Minutes and the Four Social Styles

September 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Board Meeting Minutes and the Four Social Styles

I’ve recently had numerous inquiries about board meeting minutes. You can snooze now or later. So I’ve been thinking about the four social styles. Those four styles are analytical, driving, amiable, and expressive. I [...]

Watch Out for Boards Asleep at the Wheel

August 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Watch Out for Boards Asleep at the Wheel

Golden Opportunities Are Missed When a Board’s Eyes Are Wide Shut It was a Busby family vacation trip to Texas. The afternoon we drove from Houston to Dallas is still etched in my memory. [...]

Registered Agents with Our State

May 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Registered Agents with Our State

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Hey Fletch … I would like to say that the XPastor website is awesome! My church has changed the treasurer for the church. Is it necessary to make an amendment [...]

Church and School Issues

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Church and School Issues

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Hey Fletch … We are seeking some consulting regarding our church and a school we have. We are trying to make strategic decisions regarding the school and looking for a consultant [...]

Interns

January 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Interns

Monday, January 14, 2019 Hey Fletch … We are beginning to think about interns for the summer. Can we pay an intern a monthly salary and have them work as many hours as needed? DRF—Interns [...]

External Investigator for Sexual Misconduct

November 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on External Investigator for Sexual Misconduct

Saturday, November 3, 2018 Hey Fletch … I read the “Hey Fletch” column about a policy for handling accusations against a pastor. At the end you said, "I would add to these a policy statement [...]

Attorney’s Perspective on Designated Funds

November 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Attorney’s Perspective on Designated Funds

Thursday, November 1, 2018 Hey Fletch … I’ve been reading about designated funds and I’m still confused. Do you have a tax expert or attorney who can also comment on the issue? DRF—We have done [...]

Co-Pastors or Peer SP-XP Teams

October 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Co-Pastors or Peer SP-XP Teams

Saturday, October 13, 2018 Hey Fletch … I am chair of a committee and we are in the initial stages of discerning the future direction of the congregation. Our current structure is to have a [...]