Expressions of Unity in Church Leadership
How do we navigate the issue of where the boundaries of our churches lie theologically and practically? How do we then find unity when disagreement arises?
In this episode, Adrian Reynolds is joined by Gavin Ortlund, pastor of First Baptist Church of Ojai, California, and author of Finding the Right Hills to Die On. They discuss convictions in church life, how to deal with disagreements, and how to foster different expressions of unity in the church.
00:00 - Introduction
02:45 - Changing convictions
04:00 - Finding the Right Hills to Die On
07:06 - Church life convictions
08:59 - Working at the margins
11:11 - Tone in disagreements
13:36 - Micro and macro levels of unity and division
18:40 - Different expressions of unity
23:14 - Pastoral sensitivity in disagreement
25:42 - Disagreement in leadership teams
Resources related to this episode
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