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Uncovering Our Racial History

Uncovering Our Country’s Racist History

Toward a Theology of Racial Reconciliation (Part 1) Just last week, as most of you know, the racial tensions in our country boiled over into violent, racist protests and deadly skirmishes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Thankfully, immediately afterwards, many prominent voices throughout the evangelical world condemned the violence and the white supremacist groups and ideology behind it.…

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Why Does The Church Need Elders?

Why does the church need elders? This is a question that many people have asked us – perhaps you are wondering the same thing. To get at the heart of that question, we would actually first expand that question to this: Why has God designed the church to have elders? Why are they needed? There…

Elders

How Should You Treat Your Elders?

In last week’s post at The Art of Taleh, we talked about why the church should even have elders. This week, we want to address how you should treat your elders (pastor included) in response. FIRST, PRAY THAT THEY WOULD CONTINUE TO GROW AS A FOLLOWER OF JESUS (SEE HEBREWS 13:18). Pray for their marriages, for…