A polity to avoid like the plague

I have been writing a lot about ecclesiology and polity lately. I didn’t intend to but one post became another and so it goes on.

“I don’t care what people think of me!” Well, you should

It’s a statement I hear from time to time: I don’t care what people think of me! Some people seem to think it is some

Who could be our elders?

One of the perennial problems facing churches is the question of who will lead them. There are basic questions, such as what is required to

Does presbyterianism innoculate against abuse? I’m not convinced

Yesterday, I saw this somewhat bizarre comment on Twitter: “Mr. Hybels built a church independent of any denomination. In such churches, there is no larger

How can we increase diversity in Evangelical leadership?

In my first post, I looked at some of the stats on diversity within Evangelicalism. Though diversity within the FIEC is in line with the

Why is Evangelicalism so under-representative?

Yesterday, I looked at some of the figures concerning UK Evangelicalism. You can read that post here. Essentially, despite FIEC figures showing the organisation was

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