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Question and Response to a Polycentric Alternative

Question and Response to a Polycentric Alternative

 A couple of days ago, I posted a video of a presentation I did based on my dissertation. I shared it with some ministry partners and others who are part of the Table on Sunday. On Tuesday, I shared with some people at the Irish Bible...
Is There a Problem with Servant Leadership?

Is There a Problem with Servant Leadership?

Over the past week, I’ve posted a couple of times about problems with hierarchical leadership. In addressing the problem of unhealthy leadership within the church, a common solution over the past few decades has been “Servant Leadership”. Proponents of servant...
Who is in Charge Here?

Who is in Charge Here?

I’m sure you have seen hierarchical leadership displayed on an organisational chart. Typically one person is at the top, with a few subordinates at the next level and so on until you get to the bottom. It is often represented as a triangle as well.  Similar...
A Feature or a Bug?

A Feature or a Bug?

As you may have read, I completed a dissertation this summer. The topic was something I have been thinking about for a while. In the paper, I summarised the problem I was addressing with the word Hierarchy. However, I wanted to address issues of authority, abuse...