How do you prevent a potential friction between staff and lay elders? How do you ensure they’re not just “yes men”? How much deference should non-staff elders give others?
In a COVID world, many people are suddenly wondering “is virtual church enough?” Kim compellingly argues it is not.
Genesis 3:20–6:8: On Cain & Abel, the Nephilim, and the Progeny of George Foreman (Bible Talk, Ep. 2)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 09.16.2020
In the second episode of Bible Talk, Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Genesis 3:20–6:8. As man’s sinfulness grows both broader and deeper, God is still preserving a line of promise.
Churches ought to have elders. Some will be paid (1 Tim. 5), but many will not. These unpaid elders are called “lay elders.” Is this distinction in the Bible?
From my experience, immigrant churches tend toward program-centric ministry. Why? It’s complicated.