Biblically speaking, being a leader in a church is far more than “counting numbers and noses.”
Can you envision a scenario in which your child’s unbelief would disqualify you?
The role of pastor-preacher, if done faithfully, is one of the most taxing jobs in the world.
What do you do when you struggle to get along with a fellow elder?
Bad records and outdated rolls trouble any faithful pastor’s existence. Yet before you sweep things clean, consider both why and how this should be done.
Why go to all this trouble? Too many times, we had seen Satan exploit the newness or suddenness of a motion for discipline in our meetings.
How do you know which issues are essential and which are not? Which hill are you willing to die on?
When the leadership of your church gathers, what typically happens?
It’s always better to address potential problems than actual ones, and it’s better to be proactive than reactive.
Preach the gospel of grace, not self-discipline.
Christians have been adopted into the body of Christ. Non-attenders act as if they are orphans.
What has happened to our understanding of evangelism, conversion, church discipline, and discipleship that allows people to remain on the roles of a Christian church but never attend?
Modern Church Reform I with Mark Dever
Have you ever considered the use of the title ‘elder’ or ‘deacon’ and how these titles might differ in their role in the church? Dr. Mark Dever, senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church, discusses the roles of each in this interview.