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Who Rules the Church?: Examining Congregational Leadership and Church Government Gerald P. Cowen

Who Rules the Church?: Examining Congregational Leadership and Church Government

Gerald P. Cowen

Published October 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780805430356
Paperback
160 pages
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In this book author Gerald Cowen will offer critical definitions about what the work of a pastor or elder is—what is his job description and what are the limits of his authority. Who Rules the Church? will make the case that the New Testament modelMoreIn this book author Gerald Cowen will offer critical definitions about what the work of a pastor or elder is—what is his job description and what are the limits of his authority. Who Rules the Church? will make the case that the New Testament model for congregational government is the Pastoral Leadership-Congregational rule. In other words, authority is given by the Lord to the congregation itself, but the pastor is God-called to that congregation not only to serve and take care of the congregation but to be the leader.