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Meet Our Elders

Elders are to lead and oversee the church, but they are to do in such a way that cares for, serves and shepherds the church. They are to lead in a way that protects and preserves unity of the church.

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Jesse Tunnell

Lead Pastor | Elder

Phone: (817) 771-8923
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Danny Cokenour

Elder

Phone: (817) 597-5949
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Mike Wiley

Elder

Phone: (817) 597-9550
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Chris Martin

Elder

Phone: (817) 597-0875
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Scripture Precedent for Elders
  • Acts 11:30
  • Acts 14:21-23
  • Acts 15:2,4,6,22,23
  • Acts 20:17
  • Acts 21:18
 
Biblical Qualifications of an Elder

1 Timothy 3:1-7

  • Above reproach
  • Husband of one wife
  • Self-controlled
  • Sensible
  • Respectable
  • Hospitable
  • Able to teach
  • Not an excessive drinker
  • Gentle
  • Not quarrelsome
  • Not greedy
  • Manage his household competently
  • Not a new convert
  • Good reputation

Titus 1:5-9

  • Blameless
  • Husband of one wife
  • Faithful children
  • Not arrogant
  • Not hot-tempered
  • Not an excessive drinker
  • Not a bully
  • Not greedy
  • Hospitable
  • Loves what is good
  • Sensible
  • Righteous
  • Holy
  • Self-Controlled
  • Holds to faithful message
  • Encourage with sound teaching
  • Refute falsehoods