All Resources on Biblical Eldership

Christian Eldership

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

Interviews

by Kevin DeYoung and David Mathis

Kevin DeYoung addresses biblical eldership

Happiness In Being Loved, and Loving In Being Happy

by John Piper

The church gets its greatest spiritual advantage when its elders are leading with joy.

My Spouse Is Being Nominated for Church Leadership, but Our Household is Not in Order. What Should I Do?

by John Piper

John Piper explains how a wife can honor biblical eldership and still honor her husband, even if he is not yet qualified.

What Part Does Age Play In Considering a Man for Eldership?

by John Piper

John Piper says that maturity, not a certain age, is what to look for in elders.

Does Having a Bad Reputation Make a Man Unfit for Eldership?

by John Piper

John Piper says that a bad reputation has to be warranted for it to count against a potential pastor.

Should a Pastor Continue In Ministry If One of His Children Proves to Be an Unbeliever?

by John Piper

John Piper argues that good family management doesn't equal perfect outcomes.

Why Does Having Disobedient Children Unfit a Man for Church Leadership?

by John Piper

John Piper says that a father is reflected in his child's behavior.

Christian Elders in the New Testament

by John Piper

An exegetical study of the role and responsiblities of Christ's undershepherds.

What Did Deacons Do?

Sunday Evening Message

Sermons

by John Piper

A deacon is an office in the church with a special focus on practical and more material needs.

How Elder-Shepherds Prepare to Meet the Chief Shepherd

1 Peter 5:1-4

Sermons

by John Piper

When the Chief Shepherd comes, he is going to call elders to account and say, "Did you feed my sheep?"

Who Shall Shepherd the Flock?

1 Peter 5:1-4

Sermons

by John Piper

Elders must lead the church in times of blessing and of refinement.

He Must Manage His Household Well

1 Timothy 3:4-5

Sermons

by John Piper

Being responsible parents is a serious business. Far more serious than most of us think.

For Tom Steller on His 10th Anniversary at Bethlehem Baptist

by John Piper

John Piper poetically commemorates a partner in ministry.

Elders, Pastors, Bishops, and Bethlehem

Sunday Evening Message

Sermons

by John Piper

There were two ongoing offices in the NT church for the management and care of the church: elders and deacons.