Episode 105: On Transitioning to Elders – Part 2
In Part 1 of this conversation, Jonathan and Mark chatted about transitioning a church toward a plurality of elders. In this conversation, they talk about how a church, once convinced of this practice, should actually choose the men who ought to serve in this role.
Should a pastor just recommend the best preachers? His closest confidants? What should he look for?
Book: The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel, by Mark Dever and Paul Alexander
Book: Elders in the Life of the Church, by Phil Newton and Matt Schmucker
Book: Church Elders: How to Shepherd God’s People Like Jesus, by Jeramie Rinne
Article: Disagreements and Differences Among Elders, by Matt Schmucker