„…Chuck Smith begins this chapter by stating, “the New Testament doesn’t give a clear definitive statement of God’s preference for church government (pg. 17).” He claims that we find three basic forms of church government in scripture. These three forms are the bishop run (episkopos), the elder run (presbyteros) and the congregational rule.
It is the bishop run and elder run church that Smith claims can be found in the New Testament. He believes that the presence of both forms of government in the NT pose a problem. In his own words, “These two forms of government, by their very nature, seem to clash. Is the church to be led by the bishop, or by the board of elders? Is it the episkopos or the presbyteros? These divisions are so pronounced that today we have two denominations representing both sides of the issue…The fact that they both exist shows that there isn’t a clear definitive teaching about the correct form of church government. Both sides can present a valid case for their point of view (pg. 18).”…? Read more >>>
Source : Modernpulpit
La multi ani cu Isus!
Anul acesta, Conferinta Nationala Peniel va avea loc la Cluj-Napoca pe 1-2 MAI!
Fiindca vom sarbatori 20 de ani de slujire, ne-am bucura foarte mult sa fie cu noi la aceasta întâlnire toti aceia care au participat de-alungul acestor ani la vreun eveniment Peniel. Prin urmare, va rugam sa transmiteti stirea aceasta si altora, planificând si voi însiva sa fiti prezenti. Multumim.
Peniel Snow Camp va avea loc între 9-13 februarie în Muntii Parâng. Mai multe detalii, gasiti aici: http://www.facebook.com/SnowCampPeniel.
Un an binecuvantat tuturor!
În numele echipei Peniel,
This year, Peniel National Conference will take place in Cluj-Napoca on the 1st-2nd of May! Since we will celebrate 20 years of ministry, it will be our great joy to have with us all of those who ever attended a Peniel event. Therefore, please spread this news and plan to be there yourself. Thank you!
Peniel Snow Camp will take place in February, 9-13. You can find more details here: http://www.facebook.com/SnowCampPeniel.
A blessed New Year to all of you!
In the name of Peniel team,