EN article: Why only a few good men?

I have been asked to write a regular column for Evangelicals Now. The latest article (my original, unedited version) is below. In my church, there

How do we limit narcissistic leadership tendencies in the church?

Churches are places where it is very easy for one man to hold all the power. Even in churches with multiple elders, it is possible

Four ways elders can make their members groan

Yesterday, I posted three ways to make your elders groan. The Bible tells us to obey our elders and to let them watch over our

Three ways we will cause our elders to groan

Hebrews 13:17 says this: Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to

Not that plural

Most Nonconformist churches assent to the idea of a plurality of elders leading the local church. But I have found many who perceive of plurality

Prove your worth by leading as though you aren’t needed

I’ve never particularly needed to feel valued or validated by compliments. To be honest, I don’t really know what to do with compliments. I was

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