Wednesday, August 31, 2011

People want a pastor

Matt Chandler, Tim Keller, and Michael Horton [a Baptist and two Presbyterians], two mega-church pastors and a theologian, discuss the inclination to involve every member in "ministry," and the particular role of pastor. The difficulties they discuss are not unique to very large churches.
It’s popular for evangelicals to say every member is a minister. But Matt Chandler, Michael Horton, and Tim Keller discuss in this video whether that idea truly reflects Scripture and the best interests of the church. Indeed, Horton argues that the office of the ministry is in trouble. ...