Articles & Essays

The following resources may be relevant or helpful to elders and leadership in the church. (Disclaimer: We do not necessarily endorse everything about each writer, but we do feel the articles and resources will provide a good source of information, help or challenge).

Mental Health Resources

Pastoral or Elder Burnout Resources

Pastoral Response to Child Abuse Resources

Advice for a New Elder from the Gospel Coalition website.

Who Should Run the Church: A Case for Plurality, by Dr. Dan Wallace

In Praise of Low-Budget, Non-Professional Music Ministries, by Mark Devers of 9Marks Ministry

10 Good Questions to Evaluate the Health of Your ChurchSome good questions for an elder team to consider as you evaluate the life of the church

Listening to Criticism