May They Know We Have Been With Jesus

As I prepare to proclaim God's message to people this morning, I am convicted by Acts 4:13: Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 Fellow Word-Proclaimers, may … Continue reading May They Know We Have Been With Jesus

Gospel-Matching Behavior for Leaders (Titus 2:7-8)

“Yourself” is the next category in Titus 2:2-10, and it refers to Titus. Titus was to show himself to be an example of good works in every way (2:7-8). He was to "teach what accords with sound doctrine" (2:1). He was to behave in a way that matched the Gospel as a model to follow.  … Continue reading Gospel-Matching Behavior for Leaders (Titus 2:7-8)

Picturing Elders – Overseers

We have been studying the different titles for elders, which really serve as descriptions of the elder’s duties and service. We have already looked at the titles “elder” and “steward.” “Elder” describes the spiritual maturity of the elders. “Steward” describes their position as managers of God’s household. In this post we will look at the … Continue reading Picturing Elders – Overseers