Humility and teachability are to be our leading edge. To be responsive to and supportive of those who teach and lead us is also a mark of faithfulness.
Getting our doctrine straight—what we know and believe about God, creation, and humanity—gives us the ability to navigate our stress and enter into God’s rest.
Much harm has come to the church because of this hard stop put upon the organic growth of the Body of Christ, which had been meant to be nonhierarchical in its life.
voluntary, and their yielding to the teaching and shepherding of the elders was to be willing.
I have learned much about the importance of good translation. IN today's text, the meaning of words makes all the difference in understanding the passage.
those who have been born anew, who have been born from above, have a higher calling, an eternal perspective. Our willing cooperation with human authorities displays the unlimited grace and mature liberty we now have in Christ.