The Servant-Leader: The Watchmen

The Servant-Leader: The Watchmen

“A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach” (1 Tim. 3:2, see also v. 11). Vigilance – that’s my subject in this article. The Greek word underlying the King James is translated...
The Servant-Leader: True Monogamy

The Servant-Leader: True Monogamy

Growing up, I learned men who were once divorced (even prior to their conversions) were disqualified from being pastors or deacons. The text of Scripture cited to support this view was 1 Timothy 3:2, where Paul instructs Timothy, “A bishop then must be blameless, the...
Blamelessness

Blamelessness

The first mark of an elder or deacon we’ll examine is blamelessness (1 Tim. 3:2, 10; Titus 1:6). Simply put, a servant of the Lord shouldn’t be open to censure or accusation. But to grasp the flavor of what I mean, we should take a waltz through the pages of...

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