Leadership in the early church

I’m of the school of church leadership that, while wanting to learn from the whole of church history, places more weight on the forms and patterns of the first century church. I believe, for a variety of reasons, that close approximation to the patterns, habits and practices of the New Testament church is most helpful for church and mission today. One crucial area, is in the area of church government and leadership. So what did the early church do and how did it work? According to Michael Kruger, we know that ‘by…

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