Tell Me Again, Why Am I An Elder?

Being an elder is one of the greatest ministries a Christian man can possibly have. But if you have been an elder for any length of time, you can probably relate to the Apostle Paul, who after recounting the litany of struggles encountered in his service for the Lord, admitted that, “Besides everything else, I face daily the pressure of my concern for all the churches” (2 Corinthians11:28 NASB). In light of the “pressures” you shoulder as an elder, it is a good thing to remember just why you stick with it, why you continue on. Here are twelve reasons, to name just a few …

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