In many peoples minds there is often confusion about the role of Presbytery. Sadly, sometimes elders don’t even fully understand the importance of Presbytery, and often it’s seen as dull, stuffy, churchy and irrelevant. Nothing could be further from the truth. I am convinced that elders and ministers must speak as positively as they can about their Presbyteries to their people. It allows the congregation to see how much we value and respect the provision of accountability and encouragement in Christ’s church. But exactly what should Presbytery be doing? When I was Moderator of IPC (a period of time we now affectionately refer to as ‘The Glory Days’) I used to talk about the four C’s of Presbytery (well, the last one has a C in the word).
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- The Four C’s of Presbytery - October 11, 2016