Office or Profession?

What is the character of the office of minister? Should his work be considered a profession? This article shows that it is an office, and provides some characteristics of the office: Christ instituted it, he provides the way in which it should be fulfilled, and he gives the grace and gifts to fulfill the office. All ministerial service, therefore, should constantly point to Christ.

Two Offices (Elders/Bishops and Deacons) and Two Orders of Elders (Preaching/Teaching Elders and Ruling Elders): A New Testament Study

This article argues for the two offices which Christ has given to His church: the office of elder, comprising of two orders (teaching elder and ruling elder); and the office of deacon.