Modern Believing

Humility in Leadership: Kenotic Ecclesiology for a Post-pandemic Age

Modern Believing (2020), 61, (4), 344–354.

Abstract

With the current challenge of the global pandemic, this article explores kenotic ecclesiology, paying particular attention to the value of humility as a necessary charism in church leadership. It advocates an Open Church to emerge in the post-pandemic era: kenotic ecclesiology, rooted in authentic Christology. A humble church does not try and ‘cling’ to its former status. Rather, it empties itself, taking the form of a servant. When found in this form, it can become obedient to its call to live an authentically humble-incarnate existence, and as an agent for the ushering in of the Kingdom of God.

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Percy, Martyn

Percy, Martyn