One Pastor or Many? The Case for a Plurality of Pastors (Part 6: What about a senior/lead pastor?)

As I have been making a case for the plurality of pastors model of church leadership, we have acknowledged that this approach is not without its objections. In our last post, we examined whether or not the plural model compromises congregationalism. Today, I want us to briefly consider the question: Does the plural pastor model… More

ONE PASTOR OR MANY? THE CASE FOR A PLURALITY OF PASTORS (PART 5: What about Congregationalism?)

Over the past several posts, I have argued that the Bible, church history, and conventional wisdom communicate that the healthiest model of church leadership is one in which leadership responsibilities are shared among a plurality of pastors. However, this model is not without concerns or perceived difficulties. Two of these common concerns are related to… More