Biblical submission is not unquestioned obedience. Biblical submission is best described as mutual cooperation and team work (Hypotassō). Church hierarchies emerged from Roman militancy. Elders managed the first Churches, they shared responsibility, there was no senior pastor. The early Church had a common Spirit, not a common vision because they lived by The Spirit. The … Continue reading Submission or Subservience?
Do you feel uncomfortable that you will probably not save China by next week Tuesday? Fear not, you are not alone. Somehow it became the congregation’s job to save the world without giving up our day jobs. How did this happen? Has anyone questioned this reasoning? Is it even biblical? Ephesians 4 all. The reasons … Continue reading FFd version – The Ephesians – 4 furor – how to use the bible to stop Church growth.