Elders in Every Church: Introduction

Elders in Every Church

During Paul’s first preaching tour, he traveled to Antioch of Pisidia, Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe. On his way back, he and Barnabas visited the churches that had been established (Acts 14:21-23). As they visited, they “appointed elders…in every church” (Acts 14:23).

This example shows us that it should be a priority for a church to have elders. In these lessons, we will consider how churches can develop, identify, appoint, and then work with elders.

Below is a schedule of the lessons in this series:

  • June 13Introduction
  • June 20The Needed Work of Elders
  • June 27Character Qualifications of Elders (Part 1)
  • July 4Character Qualifications of Elders (Part 2)
  • July 11Other Qualifications of Elders
  • July 18Appointing and Working with Elders
  • July 25Conclusion

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NOTE: This material was originally preached by the author as a series at the Eastside church of Christ in Morgantown, Kentucky from October 18, 2015 through November 15, 2015.

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  1. Osvaldo Rivas says

    I will be waiting the material these are very important lessons.