Accountability for Church Leaders

Accountability for Church Leaders

Why and how to embrace this vital part of Christian life and leadership

Leaders should never serve without a support structure, without others to help them maintain their focus, their purity, and the characteristics that make them eligible to lead in the church. This download is full of practical advice for building up these relationships in your church and on your teams.

The Importance of Accountability

Counter-Cultural Accountability
Western culture discourages accountability, but the gospel demands it.
David Augsberger

Accountability for Leaders

Establishing Boundaries
Determine how—and to whom—you need to be accountable.
Paul Cedar

Creating Opportunities
Actively seek avenues for constructive accountability.
Heidi Husted

Accountability Among Friends

Developing Accountability Friendships
Work an intentional accountability relationship into your schedule.
Gary Downing

Pursuing Accountability Within Friendships
How three busy leaders prioritize their no-holds-barred friendship.
Interview with Scotty Smith, Scott Roley, and Michael Card

Starting a Group

How to Form an Accountability Group
Follow these steps for establishing an accountability group.
Christopher Easley

How to Conduct an Accountability Group
Ensure that your group includes the necessary elements.
Christopher Easley


Total number of pages: 17

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