We are looking closely at the role of the Elder in Titus 1 at the moment. Here are a couple of charts I use to help my understanding of Biblical Eldership.
We believe in 2 offices in the local church, but both are clearly under the Lordship of Christ:
On Sunday I preached on why we need Elders here.
In terms of the office of Eldership (overseer/ pastor, etc) we believe in:
Key passages that inform my understand in Eldership:
- Titus 1:5-9
- 1 Timothy 3:
- Acts 20:28-32
- 1 Peter 5:-4