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

Five key questions to ask of your church polity

Tony Benn famously said there are five essential questions to ask of anybody in positions of social, economic or political power: “What power have you

EN Article: I don’t like it

I have been asked to write a regular column for Evangelicals Now. The latest article (my original, unedited version) is below. It can’t have escaped

Monthly afternoon service: Church Polity

Yesterday, we had our monthly afternoon service. We purposefully try to make it a different format to the morning service. Instead of systematically preaching through

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

Staff, elders, gospel workers & polity

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