“The Austin Stone has always been a New Testament church existing for the supremacy of the name and purpose of Jesus Christ, and this means that we look to the Bible as our authority in all matters of faith and practice, including leadership in the church. We believe the New Testament outlines very clearly the pattern for this leadership, and there are many resources available that outline biblical leadership.
In discussing leadership at the local church, however, we have found that it is often more helpful to start with the “why” than start with the “who” of church leadership. Like everything in the Christian faith, the answer to church leadership is sourced in the gospel message itself.”
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“The Men’s Development Program is a church-based higher-education program built to train men for biblically qualified leadership in the home, church, city and world. The program offers the education, experience and accountability necessary to transform students into biblically qualified leaders.”
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