One Approach to Elder Boards

2012 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session, pastor Steve Stroope walks through the responsibilities and organization of his church’s elder board. He explains the details of how the elder board operates to encourage pastors to develop an elder board themselves. Steve is the Senior Pastor of the multi-campus Lake Pointe Church near Dallas, Texas.



Which of Steve's points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? (Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you? Were you convicted of sin?)
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Evaluate the process and organization of your elder board this week. If you don’t have an elder board, think about developing one. Encourage and pray for the leaders in your church as you seek to honor God in all you do.



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