The Church Needs Shepherds 4

Restoring Pastoral Eldership Curriculum
Chuck Gianotti
God’s people need shepherding, as can be seen from the example of the Old Testament.


IV. The Church Needs Godly, Humble Shepherding.

A. Be C______________

A. Biblical E_________________ as a Solution

B. Simple S__________________________:

C. Ministry Area Coverage

1. T___________________

2. S____________________________

3. L_________________

4. O______________________

D. Two Parts that Bless a C__________________

E. Pray that the Lord would raise up s_________________________________

Discuss It
1. What are the contributing factors that lead to unrealistic expectations about church leaders?
Discuss It
2. Why is biblical eldership a simpler solution than a typical pastor led leadership?
Discuss It
3. Explain what you understand by “two parts that blesses the church” and how does it help the Church.
Apply It
Make a list of the various members of your church and how they use their God-given gifts for the building up of its members.