The post title, as you will no doubt recognize, is taken from 1 Corinthians, chapter 6.
From the article:
Jesus warned the apostles - “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them and their great ones exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant.” (Mark 10:42)
What does this kind of servant-leadership look like on the pastoral level, or on the sessional level, or on the presbytery level, or on the denominational level? What does it mean for leaders and those in authority to forgive as they have been forgiven and to operate with a presumption of innocence for the accused, a zeal to exercise charity, and a desire above all for justice? What does it look like when leaders care next-to-nothing about self-preservation or give not a thought to merely maintaining their own position of power?
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