NextLevel Online: Healthy Elders & Deacons

by Jim Dalrymple

In this series, Jim Dalrymple (New Testament faculty at Ozark Christian College) will unpack various texts from 1 Timothy and Titus in effort to encourage and train church leaders. This series is designed as a training resource for church leaders.

Healthy Elders & Deacons



Lessons

Session 1
Session 1

Defining Terms

How should we define leadership roles in the church according to the Bible?

Session 2
Session 2

Character Qualities of Elders

Christian leaders lead first in their character. What are the Christ-Like traits of a Mature Elder?

Session 3
Session 3

Character Qualities of Deacons

The Bible focuses more upon their character than it does their specific tasks. What are the Christ-like traits of a Deacon?

Session 4
Session 4

Responsibilities of Elders

What are the primary responsibilities of our elders?

Session 5
Session 5

Responsibilities of Deacons

What are the responsibilities of Deacons?

Session 6
Session 6

Selection of Elders & Deacons

How do you currently select and develop elders & deacons in your church? Do we focus on the same attributes (Christ-like character) that the Bible focuses on or do we actually look to other attributes first?

Session 7
Session 7

Submission

What if I don't trust my leader. Am I still supposed to submit to them?