What procedures govern our churches? - The Whole Church Podcast

Episode 207

What procedures govern our churches?

Back with another Whole Church Round Table, Pastors Will Rose and Joe Dea join Joshua Noel and TJ (Tiberius Juan) Blackwell to discuss various Church polities and procedures! Real unity often begins on these most practical levels of how we govern and organize our churches.


What is Baptist church polity? What are the 3 basic models of polity in Christianity? What is the polity of the early church? What is church procedure? What are some church policies? What are some church policies? What is the meaning of church policy? What should be included in a church policy manual? How do churches decide what to spend their money on? Is it important to be a member of a church?


In this episode, we will:

  • Discuss 5 areas of Church polity and how they differ in various churches
  • Compare non-denominational church polity to denominational polity
  • Examine how churches make financial decisions
  • Explain the process of becoming a member of a church


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Joshua Noel

I am from Knoxville, TN. Grew up in Florida and Charlotte, NC. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Biblical Studies, am preparing to attend Law School at the University of South Carolina, have co-hosted "The Whole Church Podcast" with my best friend TJ Blackwell for four years, and I have been involved in local ministries for 15 years now. I'm pretty huge into hermeneutics, U.S. Constitutional Law, and Biblical theology, and my favorite TV show is "Doctor Who".

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TJ Blackwell

TJ was born and now lives. He now co-hosts The Whole Church podcast

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