Elders, Part One
Browse through a book on leadership, and you may read that good leaders are marked by giftedness, personality, and organizational skills. But when Paul urged Titus to see that elders were appointed in the church at Crete, he provided a very different list of qualifications. In this study in Titus 1:5-9, we learn that the elders should be men whose lives are submitted to the word of God who shepherd the church by teaching and guarding the truth.
Difficult circumstances often push us to the point of anger or despair, but James reminds us that those very difficulties ...
The resurrected Christ told Peter to "Feed my sheep," and in chapter 5 of his first epistle, the apostle sets ...
Misuse of Money
Wealth is not inherently bad, but when love of possessions displaces God, the wealthy face judgment. According to James 5 ...