This article discusses the task of the elders, as well as the relationship between the elders and the pastor. The author also discusses the question of whether the pastor is a third and separate office. This is done with a focus on 1 Timothy 5:17.
Who were the elders mentioned in Acts 12, 15, and 21? These elders had a very unique function in the church. This article looks at the relation of these elders and the apostles, and these elders and the normal elders that were appointed in each church.