Tuesday, 7pm, facilitated by Ralph Childs
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Describe a time when a pastor encouraged, challenged, or strengthened you.
One of the roles of an elder is that of a shepherd. In John 10:11-15, Jesus contrasts a good shepherd with a hired hand, using himself as the example of a good shepherd. How does this inform the role of a pastor in a modern local church?
Read through the qualifications for elders in 1 Timothy 3:2-7 and Titus 1:6-9. Which of these qualifications do you think would be the easiest to consistently live out? Which is the most challenging?
What are some ways that the elders of OGC can individually and collectively serve the members? What are some ways that the members of OGC can both individually and collectively serve the elders?