The Work: Teaching and Protecting; 9. The Work: Leading and Healing; Recommended Books; Who Embraces Eldership; Endorsements Others Who Embrace Eldership There is a growing movement among conservative evangelical groups and prominent teachers to embracing biblical eldership, that is, a polity espousing and practicing local church governance and leadership by biblically qualified elders. 10 ways to bridge the generation gaps in churches (Chuck Lawless): In many churches, generation gaps are still wide. 2. The role of eldership finds its roots in Old Testament Israel but is unique to the church.

Biblical Evidence for Eldership; 3. This curated course is designed to help Christians discuss the ongoing biblical and cultural importance of eldership in the local church.

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Qualifications for Elders (2) 7. The Gospel Coalition exists to equip the next generation of believers, pastors, and church leaders to shape life and ministry around the gospel.

Eldership as Pastoral Oversight; 5. Abilities of Elders and Examination; 8. I’ve learned, though, that generations often resist one another without knowing each another. TGC Resource Library - free online resources from The Gospel Coalition Explore the riches of our extensive library, including the best audio, video and text resources from The Gospel Coalition … Read more at The Gospel Coalition. Qualifications for Elders (1) 6. The New Testament uses three key terms that arguably all point to the office and role of the elder ( presbuteros , episkopos and poimēn ), although some groups and denominations will see more than one office represented by these terms. Gospel glimpses, whole-Bible connections, theology, practice, and more. Eldership and the Church; 4. This 8-video lecture series by Alexander Strauch makes a biblical argument for recovering eldership and offers some practical instructions for the church. This 8-video lecture series by Alexander Strauch makes a biblical argument for recovering eldership and offers some practical instructions.