We Are Servant Leaders: Day 2

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     Day 2: Role & Qualifications of a Pastor

BIBLICAL ROLE OF THE PASTORS

  1. What can you expect from your pastors?
  2. The pastors are committed to leading by example.
  3. The pastors are committed to feeding (teaching) and leading (equipping) the church.
  4. The pastors are committed to refuting wrong doctrine.
  5. The pastors are committed to managing the church of God.
  6. The pastors are committed to praying for the sick.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PASTOR 

(1 Timothy 3:2-7 & Titus 1:9)

Above Reproach

Husband of One Wife

Temperate

Prudent

Respectable

Hospitable

Able to Teach

Not addicted to Wine

Not Pugnacious

Uncontentious

Free From the Love of Money

Manage Own Household

Not a New Convert

Good Reputation with Outsiders

Not Self-Willed

Not Quick Tempered

Loves What Is Good

Just

Devout

Holding Fast the Faithful Word

READING:

1 CORINTHIANS 4:14-21, 1 TIMOTHY 3:2-7, TITUS 1:9

In what ways do the qualifications of a Pastor help ensure church unity and spiritual growth among church members? 

What questions, if any, came to mind as you read through 1 Corinthians 4:1-13, 1 Timothy 3:2-7, & Titus 1:9

F260 READING: (A Scripture Reading Plan for Busy Believers)

Read: Isaiah 44 & 45

Reflect: What did you H.E.A.R. from God today? HEAR Bible Study Method

PRAYER: On your own, take the opportunity to pray for your spouse, or another loved one. The following outline may be helpful.

Four Prayers for Your Spouse or Another Loved One:

  1. Thank God for the miracle of your spouse and marriage or the loved one in your life.
  2. Thank God for any way in which your spouse or loved one has changed your life.
  3. Commit your spouse’s or loved one’s future to the Lord.
  4. Ask God for help in figuring out what your part in that future may be.

 

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