ABOUT US

  ELDERS, PASTORS, BISHOPS, OVERSEERS, are all terms used to describe the SHEPHERDS of the Lord's church. They are to exist in plurality, and shepherd the Lord's church according to God's word only (Acts 20:32; Titus 1:9 - not making rules, but simply demanding that no other doctrine be taught - 2 John 9). They are to rule by example (1 Peter 5:3), and then to exhort and convict those who contradict (Titus 1:9). They are appointed through the Spirit given qualifications found in - 1Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9.

  Acts 14:23 "So when they had appointed elders in every church, and prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed."

  Philippians 1:1 "Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons"

  Titus 1:5  "For this reason I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and appoint elders in every city as I commanded you"

  1 Peter 5:1-4 "The elders who are among you I exhort, I who am a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that will be revealed: 2 Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; 3 nor as being lords over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock; 4 and when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that does not fade away." 

OUR SHEPHERDS:

PETE HICKS                                             ALVIN CHAFFIN

 

  

EVANGELISTS - "One who speaks well the good news". The Lord appointed these in each body of Christ (Ephesians 4:11). As we study the instruction of the Apostle Paul, as he charged Timothy (an evangelist), we learn about the work expected of these men, note:

  1 Timothy 1:3 "As I urged you when I went into Macedonia—remain in Ephesus that you may charge some that they teach no other doctrine"

  2 Timothy 4:1-5 "I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: 2 Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; 4 and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be turned aside to fables. 5 But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry."

OUR EVANGELIST:

DAVID HICKS

evangadave@cableone.net

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