Contributed by David Owens on Feb 22, 2011
In the first four verses of 1 Peter 5, Peter discusses the ministry, motives and manner of leading of elders.
A. The story is told of a preacher who quit the ministry after 20 years and became a funeral director.
1. When asked why he changed occupations, he said: “I spent 3 years trying to straighten out John, but John is still an alcoholic. Then I spent 6 months trying to straighten