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Thanks for your quesion.

Requirements for leadership within an Ecclesia [church] are nicely summarized in 1 Timothy 3 and 5 and Titus 1.

 

 
1 TIM. 3
 
QUALIFICATIONS OF AN ELDER
 
TITUS 1
 
verse 2
 
blameless (unrebukeable)
 
verse 6
 
2
 
husband of one wife
 
6
 
2
 
vigilant (sober)
 
 
 
2
 
sober (of sound mind)
 
8
 
2
 
well behaved
 
 
 
2
 
hospitable
 
8
 
2
 
able to teach
 
 
 
3
 
not given to wine (not drunken)
 
7
 
3
 
not a striker (ready to hit someone)
 
7
 
3
 
not after money
 
7
 
3
 
patient
 
 
 
3
 
not a brawler (contentious)
not soon angry
 
7
 
3
 
not covetous
 
 
 
4
 
ruling his household well
 
 
 
4
 
children subject to him with gravity (honesty) and not accused of riot or unruly
 
6
 
6
 
not a novice
 
 
7
 
well reported of within the ecclesia and without
 
 
 
 
 
not selfwilled (arrogant)
 
7
 
 
 
lover of good men
 
8
 
 
 
just
 
8
 
 
 
holy
 
8
 
 
 
temperate (self controlled)
 
8
 
 
 
holding fast the faithful word
 
9
 
 
 
able by sound doctrine to exhort
 
9
 
 
 
able by sound doctrine to convince the gainsayers
 
9
 
RESPONSIBILITIES OF ELDERS
 
 
1 Tim. 3:1
 
 
The meaning of bishop (An Overseer - one who looks after diligently )
 
1 Peter 5:2
 
Feeding the flock of God
 
Acts 15:6
 
Exercising authority to direct believers in doctrine
 
1 Tim. 5:17
 
Ruling the ecclesia
 
 
 
Labouring in the word and doctrine
 
2 Tim. 2:2
 
Able to teach others


I hope you have found this helpful.

God bless,
Mike
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