The New Elder's Handbook: A Biblical Guide to Developing Faithful Leaders
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A proven process to proactively call and train church elders
Pastors and church leaders are in need of mature, godly elders to ensure church health, but the training of elders is often entirely missing or badly neglected. The New Elder's Handbook is designed to equip elders with the knowledge, character, and skills the office calls for. It takes church leaders through the development of a vision for ministry, recruitment of elders to carry out that vision, and specific, biblical training to intentionally develop elders.
"It has been well established that New Testament churches were led by a plurality of elders and that such a model is ideal for today's church. But wanting elders and having qualified elders are sometimes miles apart. This book bridges the gap by providing a helpful strategy and practical suggestions for current leaders to develop faithful leaders to help shepherd the church of God. Those of you who aspire to serve as elders will benefit greatly from this book."
Benjamin L. Merkle, professor of New Testament and Greek, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
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