Posts Tagged ‘Bishop’

God’s Leaders in the Church: What Is a Bishop?

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
God’s Leaders in the Church: What Is a Bishop?
We begin a topical series for our combined Wednesday evening study sessions. In this first study, we examine the title of “bishop,” its meaning, and the two other words that relate to the same position. We also briefly look at why the three terms – bishop/overseer, pastor/shepherd, and elder are all terms that identify the same leadership position in the church.

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Devilish Dangers for Potential Pastors – Part 1 (1 Timothy 3:6)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

One major danger for pastors is PRIDE. Younger men are prone to this. Therefore, pastors should be older, seasoned men.

Home Leadership Requirements (1 Timothy 3:4-5)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

The home is a small scale example of what a church is on a larger scale. A man has to succeed in his home before he can attempt something larger.

What Does the “One Woman Man” Qualification Mean? (1 Timothy 3:2)

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Another of our teens participating in our pastoral apprentice program, Joshua Subra, presents 6 views of the phrase “one woman man,” the first qualification listed for bishops (pastors/elders) in the list of qualifications listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.  Josh’s study is followed by additional comments from Pastor Kevin.

What Is a Bishop? (1 Timothy 3:1-2)

Monday, August 26th, 2013

One of our teens participating in our pastoral apprentice program, Stephen Subra, presents the 3 different terms used for the leader position in the church: bishop (overseer), pastor (shepherd), and elder (older [ones]). Stephen’s study is followed by additional comments from Pastor Kevin.

Shepherdology – The Biblical Titles for a Pastor

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

We look at 3 terms used for the leaders of a church: pastor (shepherd), overseer (bishop), & elder. We examine evidence that these terms speak of the same position (not different positions). We also give 8 reasons why pastors differ from each other.

Shepherdology – The Process of Becoming a Pastor

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Becoming a pastor is MUCH MORE than getting a degree. We look at six essential steps at becoming a pastor.

Shepherdology – Introduction: What Is a P.A.S.T.O.R.?

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

We begin a multi-week study of the position of pastor (also known as a shepherd, bishop, overseer, or elder). We give two acronyms for pastor that introduce a pastor’s duties and a pastor’s roles.