Jonathan Leeman from 9Marks and Cheverly Baptist Church in the United States considers what the Bible teaches about elder-led congregationalism.
Hebrews 13:17 exhorts, “Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to
The apostle Paul exhorts the congregation of Thessalonica to “respect those who labour among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work” and to “be at peace among yourselves” (1 Thessalonians
Recently, we as a congregation, had the privilege to corporately appoint a fourth man, Edwin Steytler, to the eldership of Brackenhurst Baptist Church. Having observed his life, home and ministry over his years as a church member, and particularly over the period of a year