By Philip Holmes on Jul 7, 2016
“The reason elders are so necessary,” says Sanchez, “is because they are the means by which our sovereign king chooses to shepherd his church to display his kingdom on earth in local churches as embassies of heaven, and also to proclaim the message of the gospel, calling all people everywhere to repent and believe and enter into the kingdom. Elders shepherd the flock of God among them, under the chief Shepherd. That’s why elders are important, because it is our ascended Lord’s chosen means by which he shepherds his church.”
By Erik Raymond on Feb 25, 2015
In addition to leading and teaching, pastors are called to protect or guard the flock.
By Ken Collins on Aug 30, 2012
Here are a few tips for making your sermons truly lousy, eminently forgettable, and completely ineffective. Of course, you could choose to do the opposite.