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Messages with tag - Church government: Three forms

1 Peter (2015)
Thu, Sep 27, 2018
by Robert Dean
Passage: 1 Peter 5:1-4
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 56 secs
Who should choose the pastor of a church? How many deacons should there be? If questions like this interest you, you should listen to this lesson to learn that the Bible emphasizes the spiritual qualifications of church leaders but does not give specific directions on how churches should be governed or administered. Hear about the three main forms of church government today and how they differ. Find out the trajectory of administering churches as it developed from the first century in many countries around the world, including our own. See how this influenced other areas of government in the United States.