A culture of Honour Harmony and mutual honouring are vital ingredients for a successful working relationship between elders and trustees. Where there is tension, or competitiveness for authority or recognition, there is discord, which does not honour God. I chaired the trust for the Church of Christ the King in Brighton for over 30 […]

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Nigel Ring on February 7th, 2018

  The primary roles of a trustee of a charity are legal and financial, specifically Safeguarding the charity by ensuring that the objects and purposes for which it exists are observed both inclusively and exclusively i.e. not operating outside the purposes for which it exists Ensuring good stewardship of finance Trustees are not governmental over […]

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Nigel Ring on January 31st, 2018

  As we consider the relationship between elders and trustees it is important to know what the distinctives are of these two bodies of people. God-commissioned First, elders must be those who are recognised as being commissioned by God. One day they will stand before the judgment seat of God and be asked to give […]

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Nigel Ring on January 25th, 2018

  I am now returning to another of the questions I have been asked to address. This one is the most common of all the questions I am asked. It relates to the relationship between church elders and trustees. It is a good question and one that is important to consider seriously as, sadly, I […]

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