Who shepherds the shepherds? Elders must shepherd themselves and each other. Join Bob Deffinbaugh as he investigates this important subject in the first of a four part series.Audio File Lecture Outline Detailed Outline
- Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
- Discuss the speaker’s explanation of 1 Corinthians 1:12. What are some characteristics of men that would be seeking to be “Apollos” or “Paul” or “Cephas” and gain a following?
- What are some ways you could protect and maintain the plurality of leadership in your body of elders?
- As you look around the church and Christendom, what evidences do you see of people seeking status through Christian ministry? Examine your own life, what do you see that could lead to problems in your life in this area? Discuss this with your spouse or a trusted fellow elder.