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Elders & Leaders: God's Plan for Leading the Church, A Biblical, Historical and Cultural Perspective
     

Elders & Leaders: God's Plan for Leading the Church, A Biblical, Historical and Cultural Perspective

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by Gene A. Getz, Brad Smith, Bob Buford
 

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ISBN-10: 080241057X

ISBN-13: 9780802410573

Pub. Date: 08/15/2003

Publisher: Moody Publishers


Strong leadership in the church is exactly what God had in mind. However, very few people understand the biblical pattern for church leadership. Elders and Leaders unravels the mystery and alleviates the confusion surrounding this critical topic. In the first part of the book, author Gene Getz lays the historical and biblical groundwork for the position of

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Strong leadership in the church is exactly what God had in mind. However, very few people understand the biblical pattern for church leadership. Elders and Leaders unravels the mystery and alleviates the confusion surrounding this critical topic. In the first part of the book, author Gene Getz lays the historical and biblical groundwork for the position of elder. In the second part, he shares how he has applied or has seen these principles applied over the years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802410573
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Publication date:
08/15/2003
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,179,990
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: "Who Leads the Church?"

Part I: Foundations

1. Flying in Formation: A Community Project

2. Our Frame of Reference

3. Discovering Supracultural Principles

Part 2: The Biblical Story

4. The Ekklesia of God (A.D. 33)

5. The Elders in Jerusalem (A.D. 45)

6. A Prayer and Healing Ministry (A.D. 45-47)

7. The First Church-Planting Mission (A.D. 47)

8. The Law-Grace Controversy (A.D. 49)

9. Character-Based Judgments (A.D. 49-50)

10. Respect and Esteem (A.D. 51)

11. The Ephesian Elders (A.D. 58)

12. Leadership Qualifications (A.D. 63)

13. Assistants to Elders/ Overseers: Deacons (A.D. 63)

14. A Woman's Role in Ministry (A.D.63)

15. The Household Model (A.D. 63)

16. Financial Support (A.D. 63)

17. Protection and Discipline (A.D. 63)

18. Shepherding God's Flock (A.D. 63)

19. A Doctrine of character (A.D. 65)

20. Marriage and Family Requirements (A.D. 63, 65)

21. Serving with Joy (A.D. 66-70)

Part 3: Scriptural Observations

22. Titles and an Overarching Function

23. Specific Leadership Functions

24. Selecting and Appointing Elders

25. Plurality in Leadership

26. The Need for a Primary Leader

27. Accountability, Delegation, and Forms

Part 4: Supracultural Principles and Practical Applications

28. Principles for Leadership Appointments (Part 1)

29. Principles for Leadership Appointments (Part 2)

30. Principles for Leadership Functions (Part 1)

31. Principles for Leadership Functions (Part 2)

32. Principles for Leadership Functions (Part 3)

33. Age Requirements

34. Leadership Selection

35. Board Size and Length of Service

36. More Form Questions

37. A Succession plan

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