Monthly Archives: January 2011

Wanting to Be Teachers

2An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach…1 Timothy 3:2 I can’t recall Jesus arguing to get his point across like I might tend to do. With the exception … Continue reading

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Time to Throw a Party

2An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach…1 Timothy 3:2 It’s easy to be hospitable to someone you like, to someone who looks like you and talks like you, … Continue reading

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An Orderly Man

2An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach…1 Timothy 3:2 What does it mean to be respectable? Do men these days want to be respected? Do they care? Does … Continue reading

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One-Woman Man

2An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach…1 Timothy 3:2 A potential leader should not be a ladies’ man. He should be one lady’s man, though, and that’s it. … Continue reading

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Sensibility and Sense

2An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money. 1 Timothy 3:2 It’s easy to … Continue reading

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Now a Word from Titus

For this reason I left you in Crete, that you might set in order what remains, and appoint elders in every city as I directed you. Titus 1:3 There was some unfinished business in Crete, some untidiness. No lines of … Continue reading

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Squeaky Clean

Paul says, fine then, you covet the role of leadership in the church; that’s a good thing. Let’s see if you qualify. It’s very much like wanting a new house or car, and you ask for the price and your … Continue reading

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