Contributed on Jan 19, 2016
In selecting additional shepherds (elders) for our congregation, we need to be aware of the way in which the Lord leads his people. Psalm 23 gives us insight into the compassionate leadership of Jesus.
Contributed on Jan 25, 2016
We often talk of the qualities or qualifications of elders from 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. However, there is a more basic qualification -- the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5.16-25). The presence of the Spirit of God is crucial to the life of God's leader.
Contributed on Feb 1, 2016
The prediction that Esau (the elder) would serve Jacob (the younger) turns out to be a key principle in biblical leadership.