Church Elders: How to Shepherd God's People Like Jesus
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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.
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Emphasizing purposeful ministry over project management, this book outlines a clear and concise "job description" for elders, helping church leaders to shepherd their congregations well. Part of the 9Marks Building Healthy Churches series.
Jeramie Rinne (MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) serves as the senior pastor of Evangelical Community Church in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He has been a regular contributor to the 9Marks Journal, a devotional writer for the Good Book Company, and an instructor for the Simeon Trust Workshops on biblical exposition. He lives in Abu Dhabi with his wife, Jennifer, and their four children.
Parkside Church, Cleveland, Ohio
Jeramie Rinne proves it's possible to write both comprehensively and concisely about the office and ministry of church elders. And what a valuable book this is! I found it not simply informative but devotional, helpful to me as a pastor in my love for Jesus and, by extension, his church. I am hard-pressed to think of another book on this subject that is so readily shareable.
-Jared C. Wilson,
Middletown Springs Community Church, Middletown Springs, Vermont
Do you long to see a growing, godly group of mature men in your church who work alongside the full-time pastors to shepherd, teach, and train the congregation for disciple-making? Biblically sharp, wise and, warmly written, this little book is about the essentially collegial nature of church ministry and leadership. Regardless of your view as to how "elders" should be appointed, organized, or named, you will find much here to challenge, encourage, and guide.
Publishing Director, Matthias Media
David GoughAlexandria, VAAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5A practical guide for moving to elder leadershipMay 21, 2014David GoughAlexandria, VAAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5Jeramie Rinne's small volume is the latest in the "9Marks: Building Healthy Churches Series." It makes the plea for the plurality of elders in a congregational form of church government. In addition to listing the qualifications for elders, the author also touches upon the work that awaits those chosen to fulfill that role, including some of the pitfalls to avoid. Like the previous books in this series, it is compact, concise and just what the busy pastoral staff can work through together, perhaps in a retreat setting. Rinne's style is practical, to the point, and laced with appropriate humor. It avoids debate and argument with other leadership models and extols the wisdom of multiple leadership within the local assembly. As with the rest of the 9Marks series, "Church Elders" provides a starting point for more in-depth investigation. For those looking for something with more theological substance, they would be wise to read Alexander Strauch's "Biblical Eldership: An Urgent Call to Restore Biblical Church Leadership." Mark Dever's "Polity: Biblical Arguments on How to Conduct Church Life" is also a valuable resource. This latter volume may be out of print, but may be downloaded from the 9Marks website. As our church stands on the eve of appointing our first two lay elders, we have found help in each of these works. For those churches considering a similar transition, Rinne's book is probably the one with which to begin.
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