Sermons on Biblical Eldership

What Did Deacons Do?

Sunday Evening Message

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

by John Piper

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

Elders, Pastors, Bishops, and Bethlehem

Sunday Evening Message

by John Piper

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

He Must Manage His Household Well

1 Timothy 3:4-5

by John Piper

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

Who Shall Shepherd the Flock?

1 Peter 5:1-4

by John Piper

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

Who Are the Elders?

Then and Now

1 Timothy 3:1-7 and 1 Timothy 5:17

by John Piper

Congregational authority and strong leadership under that authority are not incompatible. They are biblical, and they are vital.