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<transcy> Meetings That Work - A Guide to Effective Elders' Meetings (Des réunions efficaces, c'est possible ! )</transcy>

Alexander Strauch
by Impact
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This book offers valuable suggestions and essential tools that will help you:

• Focus on spiritual priorities
• Establish rules of conduct based on the Bible
• Keep meetings on track
• Know how to prepare an agenda
• Animate with know-how
• Improve group communication
• Avoid common pitfalls
• Obtain a better participation
• Conclude well before adjourning the meeting.

Although this book has been written for elders, the diaconate and any other church committee can easily adapt it to improve the quality of their meetings.
Table of contents


Part One
The Importance of Elder Meetings
Meetings Affect the Spiritual Health of the Flock
Meetings Build Character
Meetings Build leadership skills and wisdom according to God
Meetings improve morale and accountability in the group
Meetings train future elders

Part Two
Useful Tips for Hosting Effective Elder Meetings
Participants Who Have Biblical Qualities
Bible-based rules of conduct for meetings
Conduct yourself with the attitude of Christ
Conduct yourselves with the love of Christ
Conduct yourself like a servant of Christ
Principles of personal participation in meetings
Be an active and responsible participant

 Be faithful to meetings
Be a craftsman of peace and unity
Be a person of integrity, not manipulative
Be fair; refrain from making judgments without knowing the facts
Be reliable about confidentiality
Be in control, not angry
The principles of effective communication
The principles of communication taken from Proverbs
The principles of communication intended for leaders
Principles of Good Meeting Management
Respect Priorities
The Word of God
Determine the frequency of meetings
Start on time, end on time
Find a good meeting place
Develop an agenda
Define the role of the moderator
Write the record and keep all important documentation
Delegate, delegate, delegate
Examine your conscience

Third part
Questions and personal work

Annex A
Equality and diversity within the council of elders

Appendix B
Example of a prayer guide

Annex C
Sample agenda


General index

Index of Bible references

Points to remember before a meeting


Original title : Meetings That Work - A Guide to Effective Elders' Meetings
Author : Alexander Strauch
Publisher : Impact
Publication : 2005
ISBN : 978-2-89082-083-8
Pages : 151
Format : paperback
Dimensions : 5.5 "x 8.5"
Weight : 260 g

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