Resources on Church Leadership

Resources on Church Leadership

Which Way to Go and Who to Follow

Matthew 7:13-20 13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. 15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? 17 Likewise, every good tree bears good…


Numbers 16 To view the discussion questions associated with this sermon, please click the button below.

A Gospel Community

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 In this passage, we are introduced to a fledgling church afflicted by persecution and difficulty. Surprising to us, God indicates that this church is on very solid ground (the Gospel). As a result of the gospel, the Thessalonian church has become an exemplary faith community and a hub for the advancement of the mission. It would seem that any church that is willing to embrace its God-given calling and status could participate in the joys of being…

The Church’s Servant-Leaders (Elders)

Acts 20:17-38 In Paul’s farewell address to the Ephesian elders, he outlines the role and responsibilities of spiritual leaders in the local church. We find that the call to spiritual leadership is weighty and demanding. It will involve serving God and his people, suffering for the namesake, and shepherding the blood-bought people of God. To view the discussion questions associated with this sermon, please click the button below.

Deacons: A Theological Study

In this article, Bob Thune of Coram Deo Church succinctly argues for recapturing the role of the deacon in the local church. This article originally appeared on Bob’s website in 2007 and is used by permission.