Biblical Church Leadership

The Apostle Peter urged pastors to “be shepherds of God’s flock.” A local church’s strength and purity depends on biblically faithful leadership. Join us each week at 10am beginning August 7th.

WEEK 1 & 2 Introduction

Why this class. Key passages. What is the Church and why its leadership is important. How is church leadership related to who Jesus Christ is? Describe the Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, etc., but explain why the class focus is on Pastors and Deacons. Brief overview of distinctions between Pastors and Deacons

WEEK 1: Introduction

Week 2: Introduction

WEEK 3 & 4 Pastors

Who are they? What qualifications do they have to meet? What do they do and why? How are they tested and called? What is the church’s responsibility towards them? How are they held accountable? Do we call them “pastors” or “elders?”

WEEK 5 & 6 Deacons

Who are they? What qualifications do they have to meet? What do they do and why? Are they really elders? Or trustees? Or neither?

WEEK 7 Conclusion

Pull it all together. Review key points. Q & A