Titus 1:5-9 – QUALITIES OF A GOOD LEADER
Timothy was to appoint elders, or Godly men who are Pastors or lead along with the Pastor in the church. Vs. 5
Many in your congregation will think that this message does not apply to them. Remind them that if these are the standards for leaders, we should strive to meet these standards, even if we never lead. We should be Godly, even if we’ll never be pastors.
THE ELDER’S HOME – Vs. 6
The husband of one wife.
Having believing (faithful) children.
THE ELDER’S HABITS – Vss. 7-8
Not self willed
Not soon angry
Not given to wine
Not given to filthy lucre.
A lover of hospitality
A lover of good men
THE ELDER’S HOLD
The elder has “laid hold” on the “faithful word.”
He teaches “sound doctrine”.
He opposes the gainsayers. (Those who contradict.)