Why a Plurality of Elders?

Given that appointing elders in every town was Paul's primary directive to Titus, it is troublesome that so few of us understand the biblical concept of eldership. In fact, thinking about a church's elders likely conjures up either wizened old men or cultish organizations governed ruthlessly by a handful of men. As you may have …

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Living Above Reproach | Titus 1:6-9

if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife, and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination. For an overseer, as God’s steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain, but hospitable, a lover …

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Biblical, Historical, and Practical Arguments for Elder Plurality

This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you. (Titus 1:5 ESV) Given that appointing elders in every town was Paul's primary directive to Titus, it is troublesome that so few of us understand the biblical concept …

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