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How Should we Lead the Church? A Pneuma Review Conversation


How should we lead the church?

A Pneuma Review conversation


Over several issues, from Summer 2010 through Winter 2012, The Pneuma Review heard from theologians and pastors from around the world about how we should lead the local church.

If you could write a letter to church leaders everywhere, what would you say?

Join us as we ask of each other, “How should we lead the church?”


Andrew D. Clarke (Summer 2010)
New Testament scholar Andrew D. Clarke imagines what it would be like to interview the Apostle Paul about church leadership today.
An Interview with Paul: What might the Apostle say about the church today?


Tony Richie (Fall 2010)
Pastor-scholar Tony Richie discusses what having good leadership means for a local church.
Leadership in the Local Church: Discerning Practical Value and Developing Theological Foundations


Victor H. Cuartas (Winter 2011)

How to expand the vision of the local church to reach the world.
How to Lead a Missional Church that Expands God’s Kingdom


Woodrow E. Walton (Spring 2011)

The humility and anonymity of true servant leadership.
The Case for Anonymous Leadership


Aldwin Ragoonath (Summer 2011)

In this Pneuma Review conversation, preacher and international instructor Aldwin Ragoonath asks, what is hindering church growth in North America? How can we can lead towards growth in the church in the Twenty-first century?
Leading a Church in the Twenty-first Century: An International Perspective


Eric Scalise (Fall 2011)

In this Pneuma Review conversation, Christian counselor, Dr. Eric Scalise answers this question by saying that ministry leaders need to recognize how pastoral ministry causes stress and how they need to develop a plan for self-care.
Healthy Leadership and the High Cost of Caring


John Lathrop (Fall 2011)

In this Pneuma Review conversation, Pastor John Lathrop says that New Testament leadership should be scripturally based, marked by servanthood, Spirit-empowered, and equipping everyone for ministry.In this Pneuma Review conversation, Pastor John Lathrop says that New Testament leadership should be scripturally based, marked by servanthood, Spirit-empowered, and equipping everyone for ministry.
Principles of Church Leadership


Of course, there are many more articles at that seek to answer the question, “How should we lead the church?” For example, I invite you to read and practice what Steven Fettke has to say about every member ministry and “Forming a Community of the Spirit.” We would also love to hear from you about your story of effective, biblical leadership. Please leave comments underneath the articles or Contact Us.

Please join us to continue this conversation …

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About the Author: Raul L. Mock is one of the founders and directors of the Pneuma Foundation and editor of The Pneuma Review. Raul has been part of an Evangelical publishing ministry since 1996, working with Information Services and Supply Chain Management for more than two decades. He and his wife, Erin, have a daughter and twin boys and live in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. LinkedIn

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