Charles Stone asks a great question in a post at his blog today. He asks, ‘should you stack your leadership team with your best friends’?
I’ve seen churches where best friends, college room mates, brothers and family members, etc. made up the board.
And I’ve seen churches where the boards actually despised one another.
Is either of these scenarios a good thing?
QUESTION: How good of friends are you with your board members?
Are there lines that you don’t cross with them?
Do you get together with them individually for lunch? Go on vacations together?
Or do you keep it entirely professional?
Is there danger is having your bffs on the board?
Is there any point where accountability wanes (or at least becomes harder) if you have your best friends or family members on the board?
What do YOU think?
I’d love to hear your comment below!
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