Field Notes – 2/2/F
“Correcting others is one of the most difficult responsibilities in leadership… some guiding principles that help me.
- Give correctives in person.
- Frame correctives in the context of encouragements – even as encouragements – whenever you can.
- Take care that the overall tone of your leadership is positive rather than corrective.”
“The trouble with only having one service a week is that it’s led the pastor to ‘information overload’ in his sermon – because it’s their only chance!” (Dick Lucas)
Paul Levy has posted 4 articles by Eric Alexander on Eldership that you may find useful in training up men to be elders.
- Biblical Church Government
- The Biblical Qualifications for the Eldership
- The Choice and Appointment of Elders
- The Elder’s Task
Christian Heritage London has recently started a podcast with interviews with various Christian leaders and gospel workers. Check it out HERE.
“Let us not think it strange, then, if we have enemies. Christ never did anything to make people his enemies; he has done a great deal to make them all his friends and his Father’s friends. And yet he has his enemies.” (Matthew Henry)