Qualifications: Pastor/Elders/All Leadership (1 Tim. 3:2-7; Titus 1:6-9; 1 Pet. 5:2-3)

  •  Must not be a recent convert Eager to serve 
  • An example to the “flock,” not “lording it over” them 
  • Above reproach, have a good reputation with outsiders, respectable 
  • Faithful to spouse 
  • Manages family well in a manner worthy of full respect 
  • Temperate, self-controlled, disciplined 
  • Hospitable 
  • Able to teach 
  • Holds firmly to sound doctrine 
  • Not given to drunkenness 
  • Not violent but gentle 
  • Not quarrelsome, overbearing, or quick-tempered 
  • Not a lover of money, doesn’t pursue dishonest gain 
  • Loves what is good