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The Biblical Role of Elders for Today's Church
Discover how every member of the body of Christ is affected and empowered for ministry when elders give healthy oversight to the church. This biblical model communicates the family character of the church as teams of servant-leaders equip, protect and love the local church. Complete with evaluation questionnaires, sabbatical guidelines, sample church by-laws, keys to devel ...more
Paperback, 274 pages
Published January 14th 2015 by House to House Publications
(first published March 2003)
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Nov 18, 2007 Rock Rockwell rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Christians
The best part of this book was the first couple of chapters on the history of plural-led Baptist churches. I am not a Baptist, but the rest of the book was typical/common material that I had read over and over in other books. However, the Baptist history was an encouragement to see how biblical polity was implemented originally, but how it moved away from its conception due to contextualizing to contemporary ideologies. Now with the Founders movement (ex. - Dever - Capital Baptist), Baptist are ...more