Leadership, Real Church

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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Who Calls the Shots (Decision Making) in the Body of Christ?

I really can't believe, nor see it written, that the Lord would have left His deity, become a man, suffer as much as He did and die for us only to give the running of the church into the hands of a few decision makers who could get it right or wrong. Just imagine, "Oops,… Continue reading Who Calls the Shots (Decision Making) in the Body of Christ?

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Kingdom Leadership: Leadership in the Body of Christ

Kingdom leadership exists where there is mutual submission and where no rank is given. Even if the truth is taught about the need for every member of the body to function, our leadership structures often give little or no place for their functioning. If any room is given, it is generally controlled by those in… Continue reading Kingdom Leadership: Leadership in the Body of Christ