Polity: Serving and Leading the Local Church, by Dave Harvey, pp.6-17.
Thabiti Anyabwile devotes two posts to this topic – part 1 | part 2
D.A. Carson comments on this question and I share my thoughts on his comments.
Display of God’s Glory, Mark Dever (free pdf here), pp. 23-4. I reflected on his argument and gently disagreed with my former pastor and dear brother.
On Church Leadership, Mark Driscoll, pp. 20-4.
The Master’s Plan for the Church, John MacArthur, pp. 196-7
I posted my thoughts on the topic reflecting on some of the various arguments:
- Reflecting on Mark Dever’s argument
- Reflecting on D.A. Carson’s argument
- Reflecting on Dave Harvey’s argument
- Reflecting on Mark Driscoll’s argument
- Reflecting on Thabiti Anyabwile’s argument
- Reflecting on John MacArthur’s argument