The Role of Elders in the Church, Part One
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The Role of Elders in the Church, Part One

From Series: Authority in the Church

The evil one knows well that no army can be effective in warfare without clear leadership and without distinguishable commitment from followers. Misconceptions about what constitutes a biblical church government can be harmful and counterproductive to real ministry. The biblical patterns of leadership are authority, maturity and responsibility.

Shepherd the Flock of God

1So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed:

Paul Speaks to the Ephesian Elders

17Now from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called the elders of the church to come to him.

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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.