In the modern era of the church, mega-churches are very common. At the top of the food chain of those mega churches is always a celebrity pastor, as rich as Midas and entrenched in the hierarchy of his church as if he is embedded in epoxy resin. Control and the author of every final decision, “pastors” operate with a kind of feudal lordship over their pastorate.
Is that the biblical standard, or did Yahusha warn us away from having a single head, a “pastor”, specifically because men tend to want to accumulate power and control? Is the example given, whereby elders run the assembly, do most of the teaching and make most of the decisions, resorting to a vote among the assembly when there is a tie among the elders, the best way to manage a thriving church?
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A sudden, 180 degree turn from wickedness. My own turn from sin was likewise, 180 degrees and it happened in about 30 seconds. It was permanent, and I have never looked back, nor have I “slipped up” and resumed my former wicked life, not even for one single hour for nearly 30 years.
Apparently my son had a similar conversion. Not the same circumstance, but apparently the Holy Spirit simply changed him and it is time for Lukas to begin the race. He is so in tune that I am considering putting him on here with his own podcasts and posts if he wants to do it.
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Important biblical information regarding leadership positions in the fellowship that follows Yahusha in obedience to the commands of Yahuah. Authority in the body, or in the church, is assigned to whom? Leadership falls to whom? Decisions are made by whom, according the the Words? Obedience is an example of what? And a contrite spirit is accompanied by a desire to do what?
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