I wanted to give a brief explanation as to why our bylaws need to be redone. After counsel from many leaders in our city, here is the reasoning behind why we need to change them:
1. As a body we want everyone to have a voice and approve the new system which will govern our community.
2. The current bylaws give the senior pastor total authority without protections.
3. With the church growing and maturing we need a new set of bylaws so everyone can clearly know what we believe and how we operate as a community, where the roles and system of the church can be defined simply and thoroughly.
4. The current bylaws were never meant to be the governing document for our church. It was taken from the internet out of necessity.
We'll be visiting this again soon, but are providing this old version for your reference as promised.