shepherd and sheep

Why qualifications for church leaders matter

Exposure of pastoral abuse has become all too common in our day. One of the most needful practices at the moment is for the church to give attention to the qualifications for pastoral ministry. While no pastor or elder will ever achieve perfection in this life, the standard is a high one for Christian ministry and the following characteristics should be true of any man aspiring to shepherd the flock of Christ. Read the full article by Chris Gordon.