GTY – Blog Series

Standards for Shepards Series

If you ask many “Christians” in churches across America today what are the standards for those who Shepherd you the answers will vary greatly. Yet the Bible is quite clear and without wiggle room on who church leaders must be and to what standard they must live.


Unwavering Biblical Conviction

Be Above Reproach

Sexual Fidelity

Be Temperate and Prudent

Be Respectable and Hospitable

Rightly Handle God’s Word

Pastoral Sobriety

Be Peaceful and Not Pugnacious

Free from the Love of Money

The Power of Integrity

The Home of a Godly Shepherd

Leadership and Spiritual Maturity

The Shepherd’s Public Reputation

Should Fallen Pastors Be Restored?

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