Communicating Expectations to Church Staff

As suggested in the previous post, some expectations on church staff can be quite beneficial, particularly those that line up with the basics of life in Him. How leaders communicate those expectations should also line up with those basics. After all, one of God’s expectations on leaders is that they be examples (1 Pet. 5:2-3; 1 Cor. 11:1). . . .

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Church Staff: Expect Alignment with Church Purpose

When our church purpose lines up with what God most expects of us, then it’s reasonable and right to pass on that expectation to staff, whether paid or volunteer. For example, Jesus identified love for God and people as the greatest commandments (Matt. 22:36-40). He said, “All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments” (v. 40). Certainly, then, any expectations we might place on people who serve in the Church should line up under these commandments. . . .

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