Pastoral Leadership and Church Structure (Part 2) | Free Online Bible Classes

Lecture 13: Pastoral Leadership and Church Structure (Part 2)

Login to download lecture and curriculum

Please create a free account and login to be able to download the lecture and curriculum (if any). All content is free and you can attend the lecture without logging in, but we do request that you login to download.

Create account    Login


The organization should always server the organism. In some churches, the pastoral responsibilities are carried out by one or more of the elders, and in some, the pastor position is distinct from the elders. It’s important for you to make sure that the elders are qualified and that they carry out the duties for which they are responsible.  Recognize the structure in your church and your place in it so you know how to relate to people in a way that helps you to lead effectively.


Pastoral Leadership and Church Structure (Part 2)

II. Pastoral Leadership and Structure (cont)

C. Know the main scriptural texts for each structure (cont)

2. Regarding deacons

3. Regarding elders

b. Qualifications for elders

c. Duties of an elder

D. Be aware of both the necessity and dangers of structure

1. Organism needs structure

2. Churches that grow need more structure and to restructure

3. Dangers of adding too much structure

4. Questions

a. What's the difference between elders and deacons?

b. Gift or calling of leadership

c. In the APEST model, who has the final authority?

If you are enjoying this lecture, would you consider making a donation so others can learn from it as well?

Please donate now

BiblicalTraining is a non-profit and relies on its users for support.


37 min 20 sec

Sharing Links