Tag Archives: Elders

“Qualifications for Elders”

In today’s institutionalized local church, anyone can clearly see that there exists a special standing; a special status; and special ranking of special Christians. Whether you look through the doors of Catholicism and notice the priest carrying out his holy … Continue reading

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Objections and Responses About Leadership

1. Doesn’t Acts 1:20; Rom. 11:13; 12:4; and 1 Tim. 3:1,10,12 have to do with church officials? The word “office” is these passages is a mistranslation. It has no equivalent in the original Greek. Nowhere in the Greek NT do … Continue reading

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Reimaging Oversight

The chapter below should give us pause to realize that we have seriously departed from the teachings and instructions of Scripture.  I am amazed that professing Christians don’t seem to be bothered that “church” has little to do with the … Continue reading

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THE ELDERSHIP COOKBOOK

INTRODUCTION The subject of “leadership in the church” is probably the most talked about, the most widespread, and perhaps the most distorted and lethal of all the twisted teachings that have been trumpeted down through the centuries inside the musty … Continue reading

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Is the One-Pastor System Scriptural?

A young man feels ‘called to the ministry’. His pastor recommends him to go to Bible College for three years to become fully equipped for his vocation. At college he is rigorously trained, his trial sermons are assessed and his … Continue reading

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