THE ACT of praying in public is quite an awesome responsibility. The fact that we actually are permitted to enter into the presence of God as we privately engage in prayer fills our hearts with gratitude. But to seek the Creator of the universe on behalf of an entire congregation such seems almost presumptuous for a human being to undertake. . .
UNFORTUNATELY some church elders consider platform duty as their chief responsibility. It is a primary objective of this series to clarify and amplify the opportunities for true leadership and the soul-winning responsibilities that are the elder's. Of course, plat form duties are important. Let us consider how this Sabbath duty can be performed at its best. . .
ONE OF THE GREATEST assets of the local church is a capable board of local elders. The wise pastor utilizes all of his elder's talents and capabilities insofar as the responsibilities of their office involve them. To do less limits the effectiveness of the pastor and the strength that the elders can give to the church program. . .