Leadership in the Church
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Leadership in the Church

Titus 1:5  (ID: 2586)

No organization will rise above its leadership. This is also true of the local church—which is why Paul told Titus to put in order the churches of Crete. Reviewing Paul’s instructions to Titus, Alistair Begg describes the contours of biblical eldership, which has sadly been lost in many churches today. Eldership, Scripture teaches, is a necessity, and elders rightly hold authority. They are to work together as a group marked by equality of authority and diversity of function. The church must follow the pattern Scripture sets forth.

Qualifications for Elders

5This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you—

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Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.