Good Book. Great Price.

Westminster Bookstore (online) is having a phenomenal price on the recent book Finding Faithful Elders and Deacons by Thabiti Anyabwile. If you are a deacon or a church elder, want to be one someday, or simply want to know more about what God says about these roles I encourage you to check it out along with some of the other great deals on 9 Marks books that they are selling. I love the ministry of 9 Marks and so I heartily recommend these books for your edification.

Here is the table of contents for Finding Faithful Elders and Deacons:

Part One: Finding Table Servants

  1. Choosing Your Waiter: An Introduction to Deacons
  2. Full of the Spirit and Wisdom
  3. Sincere
  4. Sober and Content
  5. Keeps Hold of the Faith
  6. Tried and True

Part Two: Finding Reliable Elders

  1. Sheep and Shepherds: An Introduction to Elders
  2. Desires a Noble Task
  3. Above Reproach
  4. A One Woman Man
  5. Sober-Minded, Self-Controlled, Respectable
  6. Hospitable
  7. Able to Teach
  8. Sober, Gentle, Peacemaking
  9. Not a Lover of Money
  10. Leader at Home
  11. Mature and Humble
  12. Respected by Outsiders

Part Three: What Good Pastors Do

  1. Elders Refute Error
  2. Elders Avoid Myths and Train for Godliness
  3. Elders Hope in God
  4. Elders Command
  5. Elders Let No One Despise Their Youth
  6. Elders Set an Example
  7. Elders Teach
  8. Elders Grow
  9. Elders Watch Their Life
  10. Elders Watch Their Doctrine


Sample Elder Ordination Vows

Here are some sample pages if you want to test run the book a little before purchasing.



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