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

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

Beware those who hold you to ransom

The billionaire founder of Phones4u, John Caudwell, hit the headlines for stating – in a magazine aimed at other super-rich people – that he would

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

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

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