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Spiritual elders

Irina Paert

Spiritual elders

charisma and tradition in Russian Orthodoxy

by Irina Paert

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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementIrina Paert
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX382.5 .P24 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24580542M
ISBN 109780875804293
LC Control Number2010014129
OCLC/WorldCa606235002

Growing spiritually as an elder. As an elder, you are a spiritual leader of the congregation. Spiritual growth among the elders, both personally and as a group, will have a positive effect for the whole church. Don’t despair if you don’t feel quite up to being a spiritual leader for the church.   Elders'Meetings 2. The body of elders is a Scriptural entity. (Acts ; ; Titus ; compare 1 Cor. , 20) When the body of elders discusses a matter, Christ, by means of the holy spirit, can influence any elder to make an expression that results in a wise de­ cision/ one that may not have been reached if the el­.

  The books mentioned: 1. The untethered soul 2. Women who run with wolves 3. The four agreements 4. Loving what is 5. The power of now 6. The gift of imperfections 7. The seven spiritual .   According to the New Testament, elders are responsible for the primary leadership and oversight of a church. The function and role of an elder is well summarized by Alexander Strauch in his book Biblical Eldership: “Elders lead the church [1 Tim ; Titus ; 1 Peter –2], teach and preach the Word [1 Timothy ; 2 Timothy ; Titus ], protect the church from false teachers [Acts.

  Elders are the designated leaders of the church, and the flock is entrusted to them by God. They are not to lead for the pay or the reward but because of their desire to serve and shepherd the flock. 4) They are to watch out for the spiritual life of the flock. The elders will be assisted by deacons who, depending on the congregation, may have a specific area of non-spiritual service (e.g., finance, building and grounds, benevolence); the deacons are in all matters subservient to the elders. An elder may also be qualified to serve as a deacon (and, in some cases, may have previously served as a deacon.


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