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Not So with You

  • By Mark Stirling, Mark Meynell
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The spate of recent scandals of power abuse by leaders within the evangelical world suggests something is wrong in our churches. When a leader misuses power, they have misunderstood and misrepresented God and the gospel. This volume addresses the key underlying issue of what a biblical and healthy use of power in the church actually looks like. Authors from a variety of Christian backgrounds and traditions help frame a biblical and theological understanding and practice of power use, describe what it looks like when things go wrong (and how to recognize the signs), and suggest how the contemporary church can and must do better in this area. This book is a rigorously grounded biblical challenge to much contemporary practice. It is a call to reformation. Table of Contents Introduction: Why Another Book on Power and Why Now? Mark Stirling Imitating the Mindset of Christ Mark Stirling Confessions of a Potential Authoritarian: Knowing the Trinity as Antidote to Pastoral Authoritarianism Jared Michelson ""You must not do as they do . . . "" Old Testament Israel's Distinctive Patterns of Leadership Chris Wright Sin and Why We Need to Take It More Seriously Nick Mackison The Power of the Imago Dei and the Imago Dei in Power Mark Meynell Symbolic Capital and the Dynamics of Leadership: The Gospel and the Idolatry of Status Grant Macaskill Use, Not Abuse: An Augustinian Approach to Loving People Graham Shearer When a Church Becomes a Cult: Twenty-Five Years On Steve Wookey The Cost of Brokenness Blythe Sizemore Authoritative, Not Authoritarian Sam Allberry When Our First Love Is Loving to Be First Chris Green Mentors, Not Masters Marcus Honeysett Of God and God-Men Sushila Ailawadi Pastors Empowering Women to Flourish Tasha Chapman Signs and Symptoms of Unhealthy Leaders and Their Systems Mark Stirling Conclusion: That No Bruised Reed Is Ever Broken Mark Meynell
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    • SKU: 9781666760170
    • Manufacturer: Wipf & Stock Publ
    • ISBN 13: 9781666760170
    • Publication Date: 06/26/2023
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Mark Meynell
    • Author: Mark Stirling

     
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