Qualifications for Elders

1. The qualities of eldership are what all Christians should be striving for. (Imitating Christ 1 Cor 1:11)
a. Being generous Proverbs 11:25, Philippians 2:4
b.Carry peace into every situation Deut 20:10-18, Titus 3:2
c.Being content with what you have 1 Timothy 6:8
d. Avoiding the desires of the flesh Galatians 5:19-21
2. Elders should not let their unhealthy fixation be their foundation (1 Timothy 6:4)
3. Godly managing of one’s household consists of serving and guarding (Genesis 2:15, Numbers 18:7, 1 Timothy 3:4,5)
4. Potential elders’ family and specifically their kids are to be their greatest resume (1 Timothy 3:4)
5. Discipline produces submissive kids, and submissive kids’ trust and obeys their parents (Prov 13:1, 22:15)