Les Clemens
May 12, 2019
Les Clemens
Lead Pastor


Acts 2:36-47

Sermon Notes:
A. Types of Church Government
1. Episcopal
2.  Presbyterian
3. Congregational
4. Non-governmental

B. Why We Need Church Government
1. It affects who can be a leader
2. It affects what a leader does
- Church leaders are shepherds
- Church leaders are teachers
- Church leaders are equippers
- Church leaders are examples
3. It affects to whom a leader is accountable

C. The Role of the Congregation
1. The congregation chooses its leaders (Acts 1:21-26; 6:5)
2. The congregation exercises discipline (Matt. 18:15-17; 1 Cor. 5:1-5; 2 Cor. 2:6)
3. The congregation sends missionaries (Acts 12:25-13:3; 14:27; 15:3,22)
4. The congregation deals with false teaching (Galatians 1:6-9)

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