Sermon Series
  • 1. Shared Leadership

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2012
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    God's plan for the leadership of the local church is shared leadership by a group of godly elders.

    The mission of our church is: To develop mature disciples who follow, serve and proclaim Jesus as Messiah. As the elders developed that mission statement at our retreat almost two years ago, we also began to develop a Biblical structure for the organization and leadership of our church that ...read more

  • 2. The Elders' "P.l.a.c.e." In The Body

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2012
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    The role of the elders is to protect, lead, admonish, care for and equip the local church.

    Since we have people here at TFC who have come from all kinds of different church backgrounds, we have all been exposed to different models of church leadership and structure. So as we address that topic here for several weeks, this is going to be an area where many of us may struggle with trying ...read more

  • 3. The Responsibility Of The Body Toward The Elders

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2012
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    The body is responsible to respect, compensate, protect, rebuke, submit to and pray for the elders.

    This morning we’ll be looking at the third of four messages that deal with the Biblical model for church leadership that we are attempting to implement the very best we know how here at TFC. Since each of these messages builds on the previous ones, let’s take a moment to review what we’ve learned ...read more

  • 4. Seven Marks Of A Biblical Elder - Part 1

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2012
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    Biblical church leadership can only function effectively when the local church leaders fulfill the Biblical qualifications for leaders.

    Right now we’re in the middle of a presidential election in which all the candidates are attempting to convince the American people that they are the best qualified person to serve in that office. But it’s interesting that our Constitution actually establishes only very minimal ...read more

  • 5. Seven Marks Of A Biblical Elder - Part 2

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2012
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    The requirements for Biblical elders should be something that every Christ follower strives for.

    When the New York Giants won the Super Bowl last Sunday, Eli Manning was chosen the Most Valuable Player in his role as the quarterback for his team. But he was certainly not the only reason, or even the main reason, his team won the game. They won because every one of the 45 players on the roster, ...read more