Leadership and Administration 2

Series: Leadership and Administration
Presenter: Chuck Gianotti

This module explains a fuller understanding of elder leadership and administration as it relates to elders leading the church. Part 2.

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Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. In 1 Tim 3:4-5, the Greek word prohistemi takes on what meaning?
to manage, take care of
2. What are the two ways elders exercise their authority (as described by the lecturer)?
through teaching and through modeling
3. How can you tell if a man might be good at managing the church?
According to 1 Tim 3:4-5, if a man manages his own household well, he may be good at managing in the larger sphere, namely managing the church.

Discuss It

  1. Why do you think that modeling the truth is so important to the elders’ exercise of authority?
  2. What are the possible problems to result when the congregation does not recognize or honor the elders, or the leader of a particular ministry?

Apply It

  1. How can you recognize/honor an elder(s) who has most impacted you as a shepherd? What would stop you from doing it?
  2. Study 1 Tim 5:17-18 and read a variety of commentaries on this passage. How do you know whether this passage is speaking of financial remuneration?

Digging Deeper

“Spiritual Leadership” by J. Oswald Sanders

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