Dave Jacobs has a great article today on Position Papers. I wrote a number of these through the years, but never thought of them as one unified series.
“Position papers save a lot of time and let you address the individual’s question in a thorough way without taking the time right there and then. When I was pastoring I had position papers on a wide range of controversial subject. Some examples:
- Women in the ministry
- The gifts of the Holy Spirit
- The role of the elder
- Church government, i.e. how decisions are made here
Despite his unfortunate derogatory labeling of people who ask questions, I think he has a really good idea.
Check it out here.