Elders in Congregational Life: Rediscovering the Biblical Model for Church Leadership - Phil A. Newton

Elders in Congregational Life: Rediscovering the Biblical Model for Church Leadership

Phil A. Newton

Overview

Self-government and autonomy are long-standing cherished traditions of most evangelical churches. Ideally this means each member participates in decision making, but in reality pure congregationalism is unwieldy and unworkable. Pastors try to solve the problem by assuming more and more of the authority themselves. Neither approach is biblical.A biblically functioning chur

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