Peter: The Disciple part 7c

The Problem of Lording Over I Peter 5:2, 3; Mathew 20:24-24 I Peter 5:2-3 “Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; nor as being lords over those entrusted to you but being examples to the flock.” We talked aboutContinue reading “Peter: The Disciple part 7c”

Peter: The Disciple part 7b

Three Vices Which Elders are Prone I Peter 5:1-5 Peter urges the elders of all Christian communities to which he writes to exercise their leadership roles as a shepherd looking after a flock of sheep. Perhaps, this is why Christ three times asked Peter, “do you love me?” Each time the question was asked and PeterContinue reading “Peter: The Disciple part 7b”

Peter the Disciple part 7a

Leadership as Servants I Peter 5:1-12 A few weeks back we addressed the subject of slaves and masters, (Employee and Employer see week 4). In this week’s posts, we address leadership in the church.  Leadership in the church is not just something that developed in the Christian Church. Church leadership has a rich background goingContinue reading “Peter the Disciple part 7a”