Posts Tagged ‘Pastor’

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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The Compensation of a Pastor (1 Timothy 5:17-18)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

What does sthe Bible teach about caring for pastors financially? Are all pastors to be paid? What criteria are to be considered? The Bible addresses these very questions i 1 Timothy 5:17-18.

Pastors: Here to Equip Me to Serve (Ephesians 4:11-16)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

God has put us here, not to be entertained or to be made comfortable, but to serve. God has given pastors to equip us to do just that.

Suffering Is a Part of Life – A Shepherd Can Lead Us Through It (1 Peter 5:1-4)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Our pastoral apprentice Ethan Long explains the responsibilities of pastors in light of how they impact the flock.

The Biblical Maturity Traits Required of Potential Pastors (1 Timothy 3:1-7)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

We review the spiritual maturity traits required of men prior to them being selected to serve as pastors. These traits also reflect what God desires in Christians and what He expects them to become.

Devilish Dangers for Potential Pastors – Part 2 (1 Timothy 3:7)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

A poor outward testimony can ruin a person’s ministry, defame a church’s impact, and harm the message of the Truth. That’s why a man MUST have a good public testimony before becoming a pastor.

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.

6 Do’s and 4 Don’ts (1 Timothy 3:2-3)

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Our pastoral apprentice Ethan Long explains some positive and negative requirements for pastors which apply in some way to all believers.

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.