Don't Fire Your Church Members: The Case for Congregationalism

Don't Fire Your Church Members: The Case for Congregationalism

by Jonathan Leeman

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ISBN-13: 9781433686221
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/15/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,166,615
File size: 6 MB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Jonathan Leeman an elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC, is editorial director at 9Marks, occasional lecturer at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Jonathan Leeman (Ph.D., Wales) is an elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC and the editorial director for 9Marks. He edits the 9Marks series of books as well as the 9Marks Journal. He is also the author of several books on the church, including The Church and the Surprising Offense of God's Love. Jonathan lives with his wife and four daughters in suburban Washington.

Table of Contents


Preface: The Importance of Polity
Introduction
 
1)      Who’s in Charge of What Around Here?
2)      A Covenantal Job Assignment
3)      The Keys to Office
4)      How Jesus Gives a Job to the Whole Church
5)      How the Holy Spirit Establishes Elders to Lead in the Work
6)      Working with Other Congregations
7)      Getting to Work
 
Appendix 1: Quick Answer to Criticisms of Congregationalism
Appendix 2: Standard Members’ Meeting Agenda
 

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