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Healthy Churches

The following are a variety of resources that are available for you to use in your church to help your church grow and be the healthy body of believers you long for it to be.

These ministry tools are available through Northwest Baptist Seminary to assist you in reaching ministry potential for the glory of God. It is hoped that you will find these materials valuable as you minister effectively in your church. “Northwest Baptist Seminary does not necessarily endorse any specific position that a particular publication or video presents.” Materials can be both reserved and returned through:

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Strategic Planning

Barry, Bryan Strategic Planning Workbook for Nonprofit OrganizationsLast printing July 2005; 129 pages

Theology of Church Governance and/or Leadership

Board Source The Source – Twelve Principles of Governance That Power Exceptional BoardsPrinted June 2005; 26 pages
Carver, John Boards That Make A Difference – A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations© 1997; 226 pages
Chair, Richard P., Ryan, William, Taylor, Barbara Governance as Leadership – Reframing the Work of Nonprofit BoardsPrinted 2005; 182 pages

Financial Issues

Kurtz, Daniel Managing Conflicts of Interest – Practical Guidelines for Nonprofit BoardsPrinted June 2001; 27 pages

The Individual Board Member

Kurtz, Daniel Managing Conflicts of Interest – Practical Guidelines for Nonprofit BoardsPrinted June 2001; 27 pages
Stoesz, Edgar, Raber, Chester Doing Good Better – How to be an Effective Board Member of a Nonprofit OrganizationRevised 1997; 138 pages

General Board Practices

Chait, Richard P. How To Help Your Board Govern More and Manage LessPrinted Nov. 2002; 22 pages
Flynn, Outi Meet Smarter – A Guide to Better Nonprofit Board MeetingsPrinted June 2004; 78 pages
Ingram, Richard Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit BoardsPrinted Nov. 2002; 30 pages
Robinson, Maureen Nonprofit Boards That Work – The End of One-Size-Fits-All GovernancePrinted 2001; 159 pages


There are also articles written by Dr. Larry Perkins exploring Church Board Issues.

Other resources for Church Boards can be found at the following links: