Tag Archives: Elders

Confession of a senior pastor

Although I cannot be directly involved in all the areas of need and with each person, I am grateful to minister through others as they reach out. My fellow leaders do a great job keeping me informed about important needs and other areas of ministry as we pray together for the Church. Continue reading

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5 vulnerabilities in leadership

Leadership is a high calling that comes with great challenges. Consider five of them in this post. Continue reading

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7 essential emphases for local Churches

7 essential emphases for local Churches Continue reading

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Two essential movements for protecting unity

Two motions or forces of movement serve as helpful illustrations of the function of a healthy core group in any organization. Continue reading

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Questions for every church leader

When ministries are not effective, leaders who care about the Church ask questions about how to “do” Church better. But are they looking in the right places for answers? Continue reading

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Leadership in the local Church

Elder is the title for the leadership position, whereas overseer and pastor are terms used for the work of the leaders. Continue reading

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Wise leaders needed!

“Is it possible that there is nobody among you wise enough to judge a dispute between believers?” (I Corinthians 6:5). Continue reading

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