Church Elders by Jeramie Rinne

Church Elders by Jeramie Rinne

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What does effective church leadership look like? In this conversational book, pastor Jeramie Rinne sets forth an easy-to-understand “job description” for elders drawn from the Bible’s teaching on church leadership.

Offering practical guidance for new elders and helping church members better understand and support their spiritual leaders, this succinct volume will encourage elders to embrace their calling with grace, wisdom, and clarity of vision. 

Endorsements

“Rinne unpacks what the Bible has to say about the identity and activity of the local church elder with a freshness and clarity that is profoundly helpful. This is a book that elders can read together to their profit and one that will help a congregation to pray for and support its leaders.”
--Alistair Begg, Senior Pastor, Parkside Church, Cleveland, Ohio

“9Marks has been a tremendous help to our church in setting up faithful and effective church government structures. This book is no exception—biblically faithful and practically helpful.”
--J.D. Greear, Lead Pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, North Carolina

“Biblically sharp, wise, and warmly written, this little book is about the essentially collegial nature of church ministry and leadership. You will find much here to challenge, encourage, and guide.”
--Tony Payne, Publishing Director, Matthias Media 

Contents

Introduction: “I’m an elder. Now what?”

1   Don’t Assume
2   Smell Like Sheep
3   Serve Up the Word
4   Track Down the Strays
5   Lead without Lording
6   Shepherd Together
7   Model Maturity
8   Plead for the Flock

Conclusion:  The Eternal Weight of Shepherding