The government of the church is a visible expression of Jesus' reign. The church has been given responsibilities and privileges in Scripture.
How Jesus Runs the Church explores these.
Few books on church leadership explore the biblical foundations of church government. This one does--providing pastors, elders, students, and laypeople with a greater understanding of what the church is and how it should be governed.
Waters also examines the offices that Jesus has appointed in the church and investigates how elders in particular are to serve her.