Church Government

Pastor as…CEO…Public Theologian… but as prophet?

 For sometime now, there has been an interest in redefining — maybe, reformulating? — the role of pastor. As the

Church Government

Should we dispense with Pastors?

T.C. has an excellent post up which briefly examines this question.

Church Government

The Trouble with Pastors…

The trouble with Pastors are

Bible Translation

Obey or Follow? Hebrews 13.17

In an effort to rid myself of confrontation on issues which I know others would never be persuaded, I deleted

Church Government

Examining the Ministry: Towards a Plurality in the Ministry (2)

This week, briefly, we have been examining the minsistry in the Church. As I have stated several times, growing up

Church Government

Examining the Ministry: Towards a Plurality in the Ministry (1)

Growing up in a fundamentalist church, I easily excepted the idea that one man alone made the decisions for the

Church Government

Examining the Ministry – The Example of Paul

We are given very little evidence of the role of a minister in the Apostolic Church (the Church governed by

Church Government

Examining the Ministry: Goals and Qualifications

The Goals of the Ministry are Simple: Their responsibility is to equip God’s people to do his work and build