In response to my post “Leadership, Obedience, and Authority“, Dave Black linked to an interesting article on the same topic. The article is called “Do Elders Rule?” and it is written by Dusty Owens. The article is long, and at times it seems the author may not present both sides fairly. But, there is some good research in the article. Most importantly, Owens studies some of the same terms and passages that I have been studying in order to understand elders and authority.