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Paul was on his way from Philippi to Jerusalem to be there in time for the Feast of Pentecost. The church at Ephesus was dear to his heart. He spent 3 years ministering there and was now passing by, desiring to give a farewell message to the leaders of the church. He knew his time was limited, so he asked them to meet him in Miletus, some 33 miles away. In this third part of a three part series, Paul charges the leaders of the church take heed to themselves, oversee the people of God, feed them with the Word and be vigilant as they keep watch for the enemies that lurk both without and within. This message will challenge those who oversee the people of God in various manners. These are the people Jesus died for. The responsibilities God has given for their care needs to be carried out with vigilance.
Pastor Brad Wingler discusses "Our Lord is Great" from Psalm 147:1-6
Elders are men who have exempified the same spiritual growth and maturity we expect of ourselves as followers of Jesus. They simply fill a specific role of shepherd and overseer.
Jesus is the good shepherd who lays down his life for his sheep.
Larry Hayes and Bob Griffin, the elders of New Life Christian Church, share (in that order) another sermon on leadership. New Life is blessed to have two men who love God's Word and people and desire others to do the same.
From Shepherd to King The Story - Week 11
Broadmoor United Methodist Church podcast for The River worship service on April 29, 2012.
Coming to recognize the voice of the Good Shepherd
Pastors are not called to be professionals. They have a higher calling. Shepherds are called to be protectors. Overseers are called to be the stewards of Christ's bride, shepherds of His blood bought sheep. Pastors are called to live with the sheep and die for the sheep for the glory of God and the good of His people.