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‘HE GAVE THEM AUTHORITY’  … having summoned His twelve disciples, He gave them authority1 Doesn’t this mean that Jesus gave His leadership authority, the right to enforce obedience? Yes, it does. The question is, over whom? Matthew goes on to say ‘over unclean spirits, […]

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If, as Jesus taught, Christian leaders are not to use authority, how can there be any church discipline? Won’t sin among the saints be allowed to go unchallenged and unpunished? Not for a moment. It is my belief and personal […]

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This is an appendix to the ‘Leadership in the Kingdom’ series but worth considering on its own. We look at how the natural benefits of a spiritual leader exercising authority are outweighed by the stunting of spiritual development in adult […]

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