Part 12 in the Series: Questioning Church Authority By Don Enevoldsen A good leader will answer your questions. If you don’t understand something that is taught or preached, ask. If the purpose for a church policy seems inappropriate, question it.
by Jason Finizza Words. We use them to communicate desires, needs, hurts, and joys. We use them to build up and we use them to tear down. We use them to preserve control and to manipulate. We also use them
Part 7 in the Series: Questioning Church Authority by Don Enevoldsen Human institutions naturally tend toward hierarchy. The church might be the body of Christ with far reaching spiritual implications, but as a collection of human beings, it qualifies as
Part 4 of the Series: Questioning Church Authority by Don Enevoldsen Every time Dan approached we knew what to expect. “I just had a great sermon idea,” he said nearly every time I saw him. Dan was a fellow Bible
Part 3 of the Series: Questioning Church Authority by Don Enevoldsen My experience with church leaders and their desire for titles indicates that the spirit of the Pharisees is alive and well—and that we are all susceptible to its influence.
Part 2 of the Series: Questioning Church Authority by Don Enevoldsen What is a leader? Or more specifically, what is leadership? In church, many titles are used for a variety of functions—pastor, priest, elder, bishop, just to name a few.