EVALUATION & JOB DESCRIPTIONS OF MINISTRY STAFF, CHURCH STAFF
Ministry Resources on Church Staff and Ministry Evaluation
- Erwin Berry, The Alban Personnel Handbook for Congregations — A comprehensive, step-by-step guide for to create a continuously updated church staff and personnel manual.
- Jill Hudson, When Better Isn’t Enough: Evaluation Tools for the Twenty-First Century Church — One of the most helpful resources available for helping churches properly conceive of and evaluate the minister’s role in the 21st century. Attuned to how pastoral roles have changed in the postmodern environment.
- Larry W. Osborne, The Unity Factor: Developing a Healthy Church Leadership Team. Owl’s Nest, 2001 — Contains a few chapters that are helpful in designing a collaborative minister assessment processes.
- Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA. Pastor, Church, and Law, Volume 3: Employment Law. 3rd Edition – A one-of-a-kind volume produced by a recognized specialist in church law matters. The linked volume is outdated, but the Amazon listing will suggest updated volumes.
- Joyce Parchman, Editor, Church Staff Evaluation: A Tool for Effective Performance – A comprehensive guide to church staff evaluation produced by the National Association of Church Business Administrators.
Ministry Resources on Descriptions for Jobs in Ministry
- Larry Gilbert and Cindy Spear, The Big Book of Job Descriptions for Ministry: Identifying Opportunities and Clarifying Expectations for Ministry – Provides several templates for role descriptions of virtually all functions in the church, both paid and volunteer, along with a CD that allows readers to tailor the information to their contexts.
- W. Byrne Herbert, Job Descriptions and Duties for Church Members and Workers — Provides several boiler plates for role descriptions.
Be sure to peruse the sections on Ministry Evaluation in the General Manuals on Church Administration.
Related Ministry Resources
Other Ministry Resources for Church Leaders on Church Staff, Ministry Staff, and Ministry Teams
- Church Staff, Ministry Teams – Intro
- Ministry Teams – General Resources
- Ministry Teams – Church Staff and Leadership Teams
- Ministry Teams – Congregational Ministry Teams
- Personnel, Ministerial Evaluation
- Church Administration
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