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)

A Prayer for Church Leaders – God’s Stewards

Lord, May we remember that we are stewards. We are managers. We are to manage the church. We are to care for and love the church. However, remind us that we are managers of the church; we are not the church's owners. You are the owner of Your church. You have purchased the church with … Continue reading A Prayer for Church Leaders – God’s Stewards

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