The Qualification of the Office of Elder (6): The Elder's Relationship to His Wife and Children

This series of articles looks at the qualifications required in order to be an elder in the church based on 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. This article discusses the elder's relationship with his wife and children, and the manner in which he leads his household.

The Qualification of the Office of Elder (5): Married, With Children? Not Necessarily

This series of articles looks at the qualifications required in order to be an elder in the church based on 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. This article focuses specifically on 1 Timothy 3:2-4. Must a man be married and have children in order to serve as an elder? Can unmarried men or married men without children also serve?