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  • Elders Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 18, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 8,650 views

    There are many great starters - not enough who finish well.

    29, September 2002 Dakota Community Church All The Kings Men Part: 4 – Elders Introduction: You do not break Gods word – you break yourself on it! Don’t be discouraged men this is the reward week – the beating is over – here now is the payoff! Seriously do not take condemnation from ...read more

  • Appointing Elders Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Aug 15, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,117 views

    What is entailed in appointing elders? What rights and authority is conferred in the appointment process?

    “When they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.” [1] The New Testament model for a church of the Lord Jesus differs significantly from what has been commonly accepted among the churches of ...read more

  • Elders, Servants

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2012
     | 4,437 views

    Who serve in our churches that also surround the throne of God? Elders. What office of leadership for God's people spans from Genesis to Revelation? Elders. Who needs them? We do.

    We’ve embarked on a summer theme of Christian service where we are working to apply the fruit of the Spirit to service activities through service teams. This week’s theme is serving with Joy. Tonight we will introduce the next focus: Serving as peacemakers for Christ. When we ...read more

  • Elders And Youngers Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 1, 2015
     | 4,769 views

    First Peter 5 speaks to elders and youngers revealing the calling, the attitude and the reward promised to both groups.

    Elders and Youngers (1 Peter 5) CHCC – November 2, 2014 INTRODUCTION: At the end of Peter’s first letter to the churches, he gives specific instructions to the elders and the "youngers." For that day and age, we could generally assume elders might be folks over 30 and ...read more

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 3,963 views

    Elders are not models of perfection, yet the church does have a responsibility towards them.

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ December 3, 2000 John Dobbs AN ELDER IS A MAN Introduction: There is no doubt that to be an elder is to be in a position of great influence, great responsibility, with great demands. It isn’t just any man who is willing to serve in this way. ...read more

  • The Tradition Of The Elders

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 124 ratings
     | 12,765 views

    Introduction 1.

    Introduction 1. As most of you know, the consistory has been going through a time of self-examination for both themselves and the church. As part of that examination we came up with a list of seven corporate sins that we as a congregation share. These are sins that are prevalent in our church. ...read more

  • Elder Care Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Sep 8, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,967 views

    If churches want to help their leaders be all they can be, they must pay them well, treat them fairly, and pick them wisely.

    When I get a chain letter in my Email, I usually ignore it; but sometime ago, I came across this chain letter, which gave me a chuckle. It was written to church members looking for the perfect pastor. It said… “The perfect pastor preaches exactly 10 minutes, but thoroughly expounds ...read more

  • Elders On The Run Series

    Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Nov 21, 2010
     | 3,334 views

    Talk 3 in series. Strong leaders are needed to deal with false teaching.

    ‘I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod’, says the most popular of all leaders. During World War II, Winston Churchill was forced to make a painful choice. The British secret service had broken the Nazi code and informed Churchill ...read more

  • Honoring Elders

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 15,650 views

    A lesson concerning what the Word teaches about Church Leadership.

    HONORING ELDERS I Timothy 5:17 INTRODUCTION: Dan Huxley owns a world record in an unusual category: he pulls airplanes. The most remarkable happened on October 15, 1997 when he broke his own record. On that day at the Mascot Airport in Sydney, Australia he strapped a harness around his upper ...read more

  • Fight For The Elders

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 10, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,165 views

    In this scripture we see a wonderful testimony of how God will use any body who is not afraid. God is calling youth who are not afraid to take a stand.

    In this scripture we see a wonderful testimony of how God will use any body who is not afraid. Fear is one of the greatest enemy of our success The fear of failure, will keep you from trying. The fear of being alone, we keep you from lifting up a standard. The fear of rejection, ...read more

  • Elders In The Church Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Aug 7, 2019
     | 3,493 views

    Along with the instruction Paul gave in his letter to Timothy, he also shared with Titus concerning the qualifications for elders, bishops, or pastors within the church. This passage was given for the benefit of the church in selecting and ordaining elders to serve in the local church.

    Elders in the Church Titus 1: 5-9 After a warm greeting, Paul immediately got to the heart of the matter. He was writing to Titus with purpose, seeking to equip him for ministry, while serving to establish local churches. The task at hand was ordaining elders within every city in Crete, so they ...read more

  • Qualifications Of An Elder

    Contributed by Chuck Brooks on Oct 27, 2020
     | 833 views

    Here Paul is giving the qualifications for the man who aspires to be an elder or pastor in the local church. Why should this concern you?

    Tit 1:1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ (according to the faith of God's elect, in the acknowledging of the truth which is according to godliness Tit 1:2 on hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the eternal times, Tit 1:3 but revealed His ...read more

  • The Role Of An Elder

    Contributed by Josh Brown on Oct 9, 2021
     | 820 views

    The Church is made up of attendees, volunteers and leaders and each role is vital to the health of the church body. It is important to understand how each of these roles are called to serve within the church.

    We’re in week number two of a three part message serious where we are looking at the different role’s within the church... Last week we talked about deacons. We saw that deacons are the ultimate example of servants. And that their role is to come along side of the elders and help carry out the ...read more

  • Qualifications For Elders Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Oct 1, 2021
     | 550 views

    Church leaders are to have an 1) Unblemished public reputation (Titus 1:6a) and must qualify in the specific areas of: 2) Sexual morality (Titus 1:6b), 3) Family leadership (Titus1:6c), and finally 4) General character (Titus 1:7–9).

    Titus 1:5-9 5 This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you 6 if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife, and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination. 7 For ...read more

  • What Is An Elder?

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,933 views

    Intro.: 1.