May a man have children who are unbelievers and yet be appointed or continue as an elder?
When Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington DC installs a new elder, the following vows will be recited during the Sunday morning service between an elder, the elder(s) being confirmed, and … keep reading…
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.
Is congregationalism a democracy? There are some striking resemblances, but the biblical answer is no.
What do you do when you struggle to get along with a fellow elder?
Church members are the people who generally make or break a local church.
As we know, the one qualification that separates elders from other roles in the church is that they be “able to teach” (1 Tim. 3:2).
To say that Jesus is the shepherd of his flock is to say that he’s a ruler.
Why must an elder pay close attention to himself? Isn’t that selfish? No. It’s responsible.
The man who is a shepherd of God’s people must know that he is a guardian of God’s fame, a fact in which he should find tremendous confidence.
Something can be true, yet we can decide as pastors that our congregations are not ready to act tomorrow in a way they might be ready to act in a year.
Churches need seminaries and seminaries need churches.