„Someone recently told me that our church was becoming too much like a business because of our emphasis on planning, goal-setting, and appropriate policies and procedures. This well-meaning person believed that our church of 1,600 (plus) members should operate like we did when we were a 500 member congregation. (By-the-way, the church had policies and procedures back then too!)
But his complaint got my attention. I do not want to treat Christ’s Church as a mere business to be managed by worldly standards and methods…”
„1. The church is a spiritual environment and should not have a business atmosphere.
2. Administration is an unspiritual activity and has little to do with the processes of ministry of the church.
3. Administration takes a minister (or any leader) out of his primary role and places him in a position where he becomes a “desk jockey” or has his ministry controlled by a group of boards or committees… Read more>>
Source : Pastor Ricky Powell