Elders and Deacons

$14.99
SKU 18368

The culmination of over ten years of research and writing, Elders and Deacons is a resource tool for churches interested in knowing more about this biblical subject. Both practical and theological, it covers a broad range of issues on eldership, including the following:

  • A thorough discussion of the qualifications of elders and deacons
  • Why elders are men and not women
  • The historical development of elders
  • Elders and the anointing of oil
  • The change to a monarchial bishop
  • Analysis of the teaching of the apostolic fathers on elders
  • A justification for restoring the biblical pattern of church organization
  • The relationship of pastor, preacher, and elder
  • The case for a plurality of elders in each church
  • The identity and church environment of biblical elders in Jerusalem and Ephesus
  • Practical procedures for the selection of elders and deacons
  • Elders and preachers
  • Preaching elders
  • The work of elders and deacons