NextLevel Online: Healthy Elders & Deacons
by Jim Dalrymple
How should we define leadership roles in the church according to the Bible?
Character Qualities of Elders
Christian leaders lead first in their character. What are the Christ-Like traits of a Mature Elder?
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?
Responsibilities of Elders
What are the primary responsibilities of our elders?
Responsibilities of Deacons
What are the responsibilities of Deacons?
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?
What if I don't trust my leader. Am I still supposed to submit to them?