Restoring Pastoral Eldership Curriculum
This is part 3 of 3 of the topic Qualifications of an Elder in the series Restoring Pastoral Eldership
II. Qualifications for Elders (cont.)
B. Moral and Spiritual Characteristics (cont.)
1. F_____________ Life
4. Ability to T______________, R_________________ and P_______________ the People of God
III. Conclusion – Three Applications
A. To Elders
B. To Those Who Desire to Be Elders
C. To All Christians
Some Practical Suggestions
1. In relationship to the characteristic, “Husband of one wife,” discuss the statement “Women are comfortable around him.” What does this mean to you. How does it reflect in your behavior.
2. What lessons can elders learn from Eli’s disastrous parenting style?
3. What are some practical things you can do to guard your heart so that you are a “One woman kind of man”?
Send out a survey asking friends and family to provide feedback on your strengths and weakness with regards to the moral and spiritual characteristics of an elder.