Elders, Part One
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Elders, Part One

From Series: Get It Right, Volume 1

Titus 1:5-9  (ID: 2870)

Browse through any book on leadership, and you’re likely to read that good leaders are marked by giftedness, personality, and organizational skills. When Paul urged Titus to appoint elders in the church at Crete, however, he provided a very different list of qualifications. In this study from Titus 1, Alistair Begg walks us through Paul’s recommendations, noting that since elders shepherd the church by teaching and guarding the truth, they should first demonstrate godly leadership in their own households.


Qualifications for Elders

5This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you—

Copyright © 2019, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.