Eric Bancroft

Why Are Some Pastors So Dogmatic About Secondary Issues?

Why Are Some Pastors So Dogmatic About Secondary Issues?

By Eric Bancroft | 02.08.2019

Eric Bancroft, a pastor in Miami, talks about the importance of the fruit of the Spirit amid our disagreement with others.

Elders: Raising Them Up & Keeping Them Together with Jeramie Rinne and Eric Bancroft

By E. Bancroft, J. Rinne | 04.05.2015

Where do elders come from? Is there a way to raise them up without trying to “reverse engineer” a man-made process? And once a church has elders, how can they stay unified? What does “unity” among elders even look like? Must they agree on every single thing?

Pastors’ Forum: Evangelism and Discipleship in the Local Church

By A. Duty, D. Furman, E. Bancroft, J. Rinne, J. Smuts, J. Worsley, M. Hoskinson, N. Knight | 09.03.2014

How can a pastor encouarge evangelism and discipleship in the life of the local church?

Family Size: Lessons for Large and Small Elder Boards

By Eric Bancroft | 9Marks Journal: Lay Elders: A User’s Guide—Part 2 | 01.03.2013

Like families, elder board dynamics vary with size. Here is some counsel for larger and smaller elder boards from a pastor who has served on both.