Church Leadership

Church Leadership

Qualifications for Elders and Deacons

This fall, we have nominated two new elders and two new deacons. We are submitted to the authority of God’s Word, and committed to our vision of seeing lives transformed by the power of the gospel to the glory of God. We believe that commissioning more qualified elders and deacons in our local church will strengthen our ministries, and also position us for long-term…

Redeemer Church Leadership Course Recap

At the end of 2015, the elders asked for nominations from members of the church for men who should participate in our first ever Redeemer Church Leadership Course.  This was born out of a strong conviction that God was calling us to equip and position more men to take on increased leadership within the church.  For the past nine months, a dozen men have completed Bible…

What Are We Doing Re: Deacons

Post by Josh Fenska This autumn, we have nominated Greg U, Matt V, and Tom B to serve as deacons. In the years to come, we want to see a number of church members commissioned as deacons—to administrate servanthood for the upbuilding of the church to the glory of God. (See the previous post about the Bible’s teaching on deacons, and look for more posts to come on…

What Does the Bible Say about Deacons?

post by Josh Fenska Depending on your church background, you may have different ideas or expectations for deacons. People with a certain Baptist background may think of a board of trustees in which twelve men vote about things like landscaping and the youth pastor’s salary. People from an Anglican background may think of white robes with special sashes. Basketball fans…