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Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons
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Engaging study questions for each essay can help readers make the most of the Bible’s instruction and encouragement for those tasked with the responsibility and privilege of leading Christ’s church.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing education is often required of secular thought leaders; should anything less be expected in Christ’s church?\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eContents:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbbreviations\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003exi\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword: \u003ci\u003eMichael G. 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Hyde\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFive\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eElders and Deacons as Hospitality Leaders\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e65\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSix\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eMinistering to the Sick and Dying\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e81\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eRichard Anjema\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eThe Office Bearer and Household Management\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 95\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eDerrick Vander Meulen\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEight\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eClassical Christian Catechesis\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 107\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eManaging the Offerings of God’s People\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 121\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGetting Acquainted with the Congregation’s Needs\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 133\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEleven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eAvoiding Burnout\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 145\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eAndrea Ferrari\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwelve\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (1): Honorable Provision\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 159\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThirteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (2): Sabbaths and Sabbaticals\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 169\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFourteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Evaluate Your Pastor\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 181\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eChristopher J. Gordon\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFifteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Be a Clerk\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 195\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eMark H. Vander Pol\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSixteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNavigating the Broader Assemblies: Serving at Classis and Synod\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e207\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eRonald Scheuers\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeventeen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Serve on a Pastoral Search Committee\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 221\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eBradd L. Nymeyer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEighteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWhat Every Elder Needs to Know about Congregational Singing\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 231\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eJonathan Landry Cruse\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNineteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eEncouraging Lay Witnessing\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 247\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwenty\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePromoting the Work of Missions\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e263\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix A: A Sample Pastoral Review\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 273\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix B: The Role of Guest Sponsors in Our Churches\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 277\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix C: Study Questions\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 283\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix D: About the Editors and Contributors\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 305\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/reformedfellowship.net\/products\/faithful-and-fruitful-essays-for-elders-and-deacons-kindle-edition\" title=\"Also available in eBook format\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eAlso available in eBook format: Click here\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eClick on icon below for a Sample Pastoral Review.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e(Downloadable\/printable 2 page PDF)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful_Appendix-A_A-Sample-Pastoral-Review.pdf?915\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Sample Pastoral Review PDF\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-Fruitful_Sample_Pastoral_Review-Cover-Icon_-_Copy_1_480x480.png?v=1573056394\" alt=\"\" width=\"331\" height=\"331\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-11-06T10:58:09-05:00","created_at":"2019-11-06T11:08:53-05:00","vendor":"William Boekestein","type":"Books - Paperback","tags":["homepage","Pastoral","spo-default","spo-disabled","Steven Swets","William Boekestein"],"price":1699,"price_min":1699,"price_max":1699,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":1699,"compare_at_price_min":1699,"compare_at_price_max":1699,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":31145800663136,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1699,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":1699,"inventory_management":null,"barcode":"978-1-935369-25-7"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Front-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Front-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":5627626553440,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.679,"height":742,"width":504,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Front-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533"},"aspect_ratio":0.679,"height":742,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Front-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533","width":504},{"alt":null,"id":5627626586208,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.679,"height":742,"width":504,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533"},"aspect_ratio":0.679,"height":742,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533","width":504}],"content":"\u003cp\u003eEdited by William Boekestein and Steven Swets\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword by Michael Brown\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHealthy churches have healthy elders and deacons. When a local congregation is blessed with faithful officers the results are bountiful (Acts 6:7). \u003cem\u003eFaithful and Fruitful: Essays for Elders and Deacons\u003c\/em\u003e provides current and future church leaders with an exciting opportunity of personal development. Like its companion (\u003cem\u003eCalled to Serve\u003c\/em\u003e), this collection of essays offers biblical and practical essays written by seasoned churchmen drawing upon a wealth of leadership knowledge, experience, and wisdom. Engaging study questions for each essay can help readers make the most of the Bible’s instruction and encouragement for those tasked with the responsibility and privilege of leading Christ’s church.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing education is often required of secular thought leaders; should anything less be expected in Christ’s church?\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eContents:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbbreviations\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003exi\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword: \u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003exiii\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePreface\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003exv\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOne\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e Training Church Officers \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e-1\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Shishko\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwo\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePracticing the Mission of the Church: Apostolicity in Action\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e13\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eJeff DeBoer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThree\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePositive Leadership: Leading Like Jesus (Not Rehoboam)\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e29\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFour\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eContinuing in Prayer\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e49\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eDaniel R. Hyde\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFive\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eElders and Deacons as Hospitality Leaders\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e65\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSix\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eMinistering to the Sick and Dying\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e81\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eRichard Anjema\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eThe Office Bearer and Household Management\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 95\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eDerrick Vander Meulen\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEight\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eClassical Christian Catechesis\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 107\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eManaging the Offerings of God’s People\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 121\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGetting Acquainted with the Congregation’s Needs\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 133\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEleven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eAvoiding Burnout\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 145\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eAndrea Ferrari\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwelve\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (1): Honorable Provision\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 159\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThirteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (2): Sabbaths and Sabbaticals\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 169\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFourteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Evaluate Your Pastor\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 181\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eChristopher J. Gordon\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFifteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Be a Clerk\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 195\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eMark H. Vander Pol\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSixteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNavigating the Broader Assemblies: Serving at Classis and Synod\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e207\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eRonald Scheuers\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeventeen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Serve on a Pastoral Search Committee\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 221\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eBradd L. Nymeyer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEighteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWhat Every Elder Needs to Know about Congregational Singing\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 231\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eJonathan Landry Cruse\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNineteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eEncouraging Lay Witnessing\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 247\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwenty\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePromoting the Work of Missions\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e263\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix A: A Sample Pastoral Review\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 273\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix B: The Role of Guest Sponsors in Our Churches\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 277\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix C: Study Questions\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 283\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix D: About the Editors and Contributors\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 305\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/reformedfellowship.net\/products\/faithful-and-fruitful-essays-for-elders-and-deacons-kindle-edition\" title=\"Also available in eBook format\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eAlso available in eBook format: Click here\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eClick on icon below for a Sample Pastoral Review.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e(Downloadable\/printable 2 page PDF)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful_Appendix-A_A-Sample-Pastoral-Review.pdf?915\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Sample Pastoral Review PDF\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-Fruitful_Sample_Pastoral_Review-Cover-Icon_-_Copy_1_480x480.png?v=1573056394\" alt=\"\" width=\"331\" height=\"331\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons

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Edited by William Boekestein and Steven Swets Foreword by Michael Brown Healthy churches have healthy elders and deacons. When a local congregation is blessed with faithful officers the results are bountiful (Acts 6:7). Faithful and Fruitful: Essays for Elders and Deacons provides current and future church leaders with an exciting...
With a Shepherd’s Heart Reclaiming the Pastoral Office of the Elder With a Shepherd’s Heart Reclaiming the Pastoral Office of the Elder
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With a Shepherd’s Heart Reclaiming the Pastoral Office of the Elder

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Pastors have the privilege and duty of reading scores of books on the subject of church leadership and management. Elders usually don’t have this luxury or time. For this reason alone John Sittema’s book ought to receive a wide distribution among Elders and those who desire to serve. Often, an...
Called to Serve - Essays for Elders and Deacons Called to Serve - Essays for Elders and Deacons
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Called to Serve - Essays for Elders and Deacons

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Take advantage of this excellent resource for training new and experienced elders and deacons. Sixteen chapters cover topics such as the qualifications of elders and deacons, their duties and tasks, the history of the Reformed churches, infant baptism, the Lord's Supper, worship, rules for meetings, church discipline, family visitation, and...
Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons Kindle Edition
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Nymeyer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEighteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWhat Every Elder Needs to Know about Congregational Singing \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 231\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eJonathan Landry Cruse\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNineteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eEncouraging Lay Witnessing\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwenty\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003ePromoting the Work of Missions\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eMichael G. 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When a local congregation is blessed with faithful officers the results are bountiful (Acts 6:7). \u003cem\u003eFaithful and Fruitful: Essays for Elders and Deacons\u003c\/em\u003e provides current and future church leaders with an exciting opportunity of personal development. Like its companion (\u003cem\u003eCalled to Serve\u003c\/em\u003e), this collection of essays offers biblical and practical essays written by seasoned churchmen drawing upon a wealth of leadership knowledge, experience, and wisdom. Engaging study questions for each essay can help readers make the most of the Bible’s instruction and encouragement for those tasked with the responsibility and privilege of leading Christ’s church.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing education is often required of secular thought leaders; should anything less be expected in Christ’s church?\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eContents:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbbreviations\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword: \u003ci\u003eMichael G. 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Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eManaging the Offerings of God’s People \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 121\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eGetting Acquainted with the Congregation’s Needs\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEleven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eAvoiding Burnout\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eAndrea Ferrari\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwelve\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (1): Honorable Provision \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 159\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThirteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (2): Sabbaths and Sabbaticals\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFourteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Evaluate Your Pastor\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eChristopher J. Gordon\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFifteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Be a Clerk\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eMark H. Vander Pol\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSixteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNavigating the Broader Assemblies: Serving at Classis and Synod\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eRonald Scheuers\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeventeen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Serve on a Pastoral Search Committee\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eBradd L. Nymeyer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEighteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWhat Every Elder Needs to Know about Congregational Singing \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 231\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eJonathan Landry Cruse\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNineteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eEncouraging Lay Witnessing\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwenty\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003ePromoting the Work of Missions\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eMichael G. 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Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons Kindle Edition

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Edited by William Boekestein and Steven Swets Foreword by Michael Brown Healthy churches have healthy elders and deacons. When a local congregation is blessed with faithful officers the results are bountiful (Acts 6:7). Faithful and Fruitful: Essays for Elders and Deacons provides current and future church leaders with an exciting...
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