Vision of the Body & Our Place In It 8: Spiritual Leadership

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Leaders, shepherd teachers, are gifts to the church for the benefit of the body. The New Testament presents elders as the authority along with the apostles oftentimes.


We see in the NT passages:
-Plurality
-Collaboration
-Spiritual focus
-Instruction
-Admonition
-Directive/Direction. Guiding


No evidence of these in NT:
-Hierarchy
-Institutions
-Organizations
-Professionalism
-Consumerism
-Facilitation