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Elders, Deacons and Members

The mission of the church is to spread the Gospel to every man and women for the glory of God. Jesus has so built His church with elders, deacons, and members to carry out this divine plan (I Tim. 3, Phil. 1:1). ...

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Edler Qualifications: No Greediness Allowed

Men that aspire to the office of overseers must not be greedy for money, but content with God’s daily provisions. ...

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Elder Qualifications: Gentle

Paul in 1 Tim 3: 3 states the character of a man aspiring to the office of overseer must possess gentleness. ...

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Appetites and Attitudes

Paul’s list of what it means to be above reproach includes “not addicted to wine.” This quality is a reference to his appetite, not to the prohibition of drinking alcohol. A leader is not to be known for overindulgence....

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Showing Hospitality

Hospitality pertains not just to those in the great southern states; elders within the church of Jesus Christ are to be characterized by hospitality....

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