19th May 2019

Leadership in the Church

Passage: 1 Timothy 3:1-16
Service Type:

Who are the leaders Paul is talking about?
Overseers (episkopos)
- Responsible leadership
Elder (presbuteros)
- Pastoral care
- Preaching and teaching
Deacon (diakonos)
- Practical support

How were they appointed
We aren't told.
Personal sense of calling
Appointing : appointing
What qualities did they need
Genuine Christian believers
Abovd reproach
- in their personal character
- In their social life
- In their marriage relationships
- In their family life
- In their part in the community

How do we at St. Mark's compare?
Who fulfil these roles?
- Oversight
- Preaching and teaching
- Pastoral care
- Practical support
How are they appointed
How far do we have the qualities Paul lays down.
1 Peter 4:10-11

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