I dream of a staff that seeks to be sound doctrinally, where everyone considers themselves to be a theologian instead of ceding it to the academic and ecclesiastical elites. I dream of working with people who desire to be theologically astute so that both God and man might be loved with increasing intensity, frequency and fidelity. I dream of a staff who knows, believes, proclaims and defends the essentials, who is magnanimous in the non-essentials, seeking to bring every thought and action captive to Christ. I dream of a team where liberty is our flag and responsibility the staff on which it waves.
Senior Pastor Bill Hybels introduces GLP as Willow Creek Community Church’s new teaching pastor,holding in his hand a list of how many of Willow’s 7,000
The reading lists of church staffs often fall into stereotypical lines where books are chosen according to how well they help one “do” the ministry