Posts from June 2017


Why Does The Church Need Elders?

Why does the church need elders? This is a question that many people have asked us – perhaps you are wondering the same thing. To get at the heart of that question, we would actually first expand that question to this: Why has God designed the church to have elders? Why are they needed? There…

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Why Can’t Women Be Elders?

Let’s talk about some of the hardest verses in the Bible, and by that we mean the verses that say women cannot serve in the office of elders and of pastor. Why does the Bible make this restriction? Is it good? Is it bad? Does this restriction treat women as lesser than men? The best…


How Should You Treat Your Elders?

In last week’s post at The Art of Taleh, we talked about why the church should even have elders. This week, we want to address how you should treat your elders (pastor included) in response. FIRST, PRAY THAT THEY WOULD CONTINUE TO GROW AS A FOLLOWER OF JESUS (SEE HEBREWS 13:18). Pray for their marriages, for…