The Board’s Most Important Relationship

ONLINE VIDEO VERSION - Canadian Centre for Christian Charities

The Board’s Most Important Relationship

A good board-staff relationship is key to a thriving ministry. In this follow-up to the popular Serving as a Board Member DVD, John Pellowe walks through the keys to a healthy relationship between boards and their senior leaders. You’ll learn practical ways to support both roles, resolve conflict, conduct leadership reviews, and end the relationship well.

Whether you are seeking to affirm and strengthen a good board-leader relationship or trying to redeem a broken one, this training will provide many practical ideas and tips.

To watch the content online, simply purchase the Online Video Version from our store. Your receipt will include a link with further instructions. The online version is optimized for tablets, laptops, and other mobile devices.

Each order is valid for two years from the date of purchase and may be shared with any board or staff member within your ministry.



1 - Theological Foundation
Four biblical principles of a God-honouring relationship (~15 mins)

2 - Considerate Boards
How boards can show consideration for the staff leader (~32 mins)

3 - Considerate Leaders
How leaders can show consideration for the board (~15mins)

4 - Caring for the Leader
Practical ways boards can support the senior leader (~31 mins)

5 - Caring for the Board
Practical ways senior leaders can support the board (~16 mins)

6 - Leadership Reviews
How to review the senior leader’s performance (~37 mins)

7 - Leadership Problems
Dealing with conflict, lack of trust, underperformance, and domineering leaders (~15 mins)

8 - Ending the Relationship
Retirements, resignations, and terminations (~17 mins)

Members: $49
Non-members: $79