What should an eldership look for in a preacher? Seldom will an elder place greater significance on this question than when selecting a new preacher. However, our expectations of a current preacher should be no less than that of a prospective preacher.
Most of us know men who were considered “sound” gospel preachers only a few years ago. Now, some of those preachers cannot be described as true to the word of god. God gave the responsibility to elders to “feed the church of God.” God also warned that “grievous wolves would enter in not sparing the flock” (Acts 20:28-29). Words such as these charge elders with the duty to look for these qualities in a preacher: Continue reading