The blessing of plural eldership

The Bible is quite clear about the need for multiple elders in the church. It was the pattern established in Acts once churches had been

What is plural, co-equal eldership?

Five ways to encourage genuinely co-equal plurality among elders

Most nonconformist churches – particularly of the baptistic persuasion – believe in plural eldership. At least, we say we do. Often, our model may be

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