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Chapter 16: Order Without Control
Our book discussion on Finding Church continues with chapter 16. If you’ve never seen it work, it is hard to imagine how Jesus can bring order to his family without the need for human management. So much of our management tactics are designed to mitigate those who would exploit the body of Christ for their own needs, but employing them gives us a short-term answer at the expense of long-term freedom and life. Human management is a scheme of the old creation and as such it will always fail over time. While men and women of great character and compassion can do fairly well with it for a season, their tacts will trend away from a growing dependence on Jesus […]