Church government has its foundation in the truth that Christ is the head of the church. How does Christ govern his church? This article explains that Christ rules the church by his Word and Spirit, and it is through the special office bearers that his Spirit brings his Word to the members of his body. The article looks at the role of pastors, elders, and deacons in church government. It also explains how Christ speaks through the keys of the kingdom.
Source: Standard Bearer, 2005. 4 pages.