Olievenhoutbosch outreach: Leadership Void (Part 5)


<— Click here for Part 4 Click here for Part 6 —>

In Olieven, Bible studies, Jesus Film showings and other outreaches are marked by a glaring absence of committed men.

In Titus Paul stresses the importance of appointing elders as protectors, feeders and leaders of the flock. He reserves this office for men. Therein lies a problem for this church plant. Biblically qualified male leadership is in short supply.

A spiral of social degradation has robbed the church of a generation of suitable male shepherds. If autonomy requires a plurality of elders then training followed by time is going to be needed.

<— Click here for Part 4 Click here for Part 6 —>
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