Posts Tagged ‘Overseer’

1 Timothy 3:1-7 Overseers’ Job Qualifications

Godly leaders needed! Do you fit His pattern?

Paul is beginning to outline the job qualifications for the different offices in the new body. These are personal characteristics required of a person before he steps into this role. Today’s reading focuses on the role of overseer.

My bible helps tell me that synonymous words for “overseer” are pastor, shepherd and elder. I thought maybe this was the case but I had to check it out to be sure. This was the role Timothy was currently occupying in the church in Ephesus. Paul shares that this is a noble office to aspire to. Read more »