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Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 5

Part 5 (Go here for part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 6) While we have taught and even encouraged complete dependency on Jesus as our Head with mutual submission to one another, in reality we have also erroneously instituted and taught hierarchical leadership in the Body of Christ as being Biblical. The two… Continue reading Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 5

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Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 4

Part 4 - No Rank (Go here for part 1, part 2, part 3, part 5, part 6) To justify the existence of leadership in the Body of Christ, some say that it is found throughout the biblical narrative. While it is true that leadership is seen throughout the Bible, we need to recognize that hierarchical leadership… Continue reading Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 4

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Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 2

Part 2 (Go here for part 1, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6) In Part 1 I said that when hierarchical church leadership is removed many hindrances and limitations will fall away. This is because voice is given to the people through whom the Spirit wishes to speak. No single person has authority… Continue reading Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 2

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Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 1

Part 1 (Go here for part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6) The best lies are those that appear most like the truth. Hierarchical church leadership is one of those. Appearing to be Biblical, and even a necessity to church life, hierarchical church leadership has become entrenched in the psyche of the regular… Continue reading Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 1