One of the big issues with staff evaluations is the dread . . . fear of condemnation. Yikes! How do we remove the dread that often accompanies staff evaluation? . . .
Staff evaluations need to take into account God’s description of the Church such as what we read in 1 Peter 2:5 and 9. These verses speak of . . .
Staff evaluations need to be governed by God’s design for the Church of . . .
Meeting with staff, both paid and volunteer, to discuss their ministry can be a healthy exchange if we remember and apply the basics of life in Christ to staff evaluations. The Great Commission is one of those basics.
Principles to Apply to Staff Evaluations Based on the Great Commission . . .
God looked at David’s heart when choosing him as king of Israel (1 Sam. 16:7), knowing that he would shepherd them “with integrity of heart” (Ps. 78:72). God isn’t just concerned about what leaders do but how they do it which should be evidenced in all they do — even staff evaluations. . . .
As believers we are exhorted to be honest with one another (Col. 3:9). God’s Word does not provide exceptions, just the qualification of speaking the truth in love (Eph. 4:15). Hence, we need to be truthful when executing staff evaluations. . . .
If Jesus was doing a staff evaluation it would be full of both grace and truth. “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” (Jn. 1:14) . . .