A Plurality of Elders:
There is one Senior Pastor of the church—Jesus Christ! He remains the chief Shepherd. No leader has all the talents a congregation needs. And every leader needs the accountability of other leaders in the church. Team leadership is balanced leadership.
Male Spiritual Leadership:
We take the Bible text of 1 Timothy 2:11-15 in its plain, simple sense. Concerning spiritual teaching or authority, menmust be taught and led by men. So, our elders are men and ministries involving men are led by men. Nevertheless, there’s a lot that men need to learn from women through informal means. (This means we don’t ignore other Bible texts like Galatians 3:28.)
Our Elders Are: