Pastors and Elders II: The Elders Conference

In Acts 20.17 Paul travels to Miletus, and calls all the elders of the Ephesian church to him. And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church There were a lot of elders in the church in Ephesus.  Paul decided he wanted to separate the elders and teach them theContinue reading “Pastors and Elders II: The Elders Conference”

Role of the Pastor 6: Training

Part of your role is training the sheep.  You will be loved for feeding them, and hated for training them.  You are responsible for training the sheep to embrace and understand the culture of your church, how to behave at church, and how to live the Christian life.  The worst pastors are the pastors thatContinue reading “Role of the Pastor 6: Training”

Mentors and Mentoring

  I am going to take a tiny reprieve from our current series on The Reality Gap (parts 1 and 2 can be found here and here respectively, and next week we will discuss part 3 – The Pursuit of Excellence) and talk a little bit today on mentoring.  I haven’t really gathered my thoughts,Continue reading “Mentors and Mentoring”