Join us for a time of worship in song followed by a message from Pastor Scott Lee. We also share in two baptisms and the calling of Kyle Davis to the Eldership.

Scripture Reference: 1 Tim 3:1-7

I. We believe that Christ, through His Apostles, commands the church
to be led through biblically qualified ________
(1) ________ is the true head of the church Col 1:18 ; Mt 16:18
(2) He commands us to be led through a ______of men called elders
Acts 11:30; 14:23; 20:17 : 1 Tim 4:14; 5:17 : Jas 5:14 : Titus 1:5
(3) Elders are to be spiritually ________ men 1 Tim 3:5
(4) They must be men of ___________ and integrity
1 Tim 3:2f : Titus 1:7f
(5) They must be men who lead with the ______
1 Tim 3:2 : Titus 1:9 : 2 Tim 4:2 : Acts 6:4
II. Elders exist to ______ Christ’s Church in obedience to Christ’s
Word 1 Tim 5:17
• They are _________ who lead the sheep 1 Pet 5:1-2
• They are ____________ who watch over you 1 Tim 3:1
• They are ___________ Mt 20:25-28
The Pastor/Elders’s work can be summed up in four words:
(1) _____ John 21:15f
(2) _____ Heb 13:17
(3) _______ Acts 20:28-32
(4) _____ Acts 20:28
The Goal is the growing _________ of every member
Eph 4:11-13