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The office of Elders, pastors and bishops - Bible.ca


The Bible uses Elder, Presbyter, Overseer, Bishop, Shepherd, Pastor interchangeably and they all refer to a single office in the church. Local churches appoint ...

Elder, Bishop, Pastor: Three Different Offices or the Same Office?


Do the terms elder, bishop, and pastor refer to three different officers or works in the church, or are they various titles for the same work or office? What about ...

What's the difference between Elders, Bishops and Pastors?


The terms elder, bishop and pastor are generally used interchangeably in the New Testament, although "elder" primarily refers to the person, while "bishop or ...

What is the role of an elder? | Desiring God


Jan 23, 2006 ... We may conclude therefore that “pastor” and “elder” and “bishop/overseer” refer in the New Testament to the same office. This office stands ...

Elders, Pastors, Bishops, and Bethlehem | Desiring God


Mar 2, 1987 ... There were two ongoing offices in the NT church for the management and care of the church: elders and deacons.

Pastors, Bishops and Elders - BibleTrack


Among many Christians today, there is considerable confusion about the scriptural identifications and distinctions regarding pastors, bishops and elders.

Bishops, Elders, Pastors in Scripture and History


A Scriptural and historical look at bishops, overseers, elders, pastors, and church leadership in general.

Pastor vs. Bishop | Chron.com


Many terms describe clergy members of Christian churches, including pastor, elder, bishop, reverend, minister and priest. The hierarchy of ordained church ...

Elders, Bishops, and Pastors - In Search of Truth


Referenced in the Bible as "elders", "bishops", "pastors" and "presbyters", they carry the heavy responsibility of "watching out for your souls, as those who must ...

What are Elders, Bishops and Pastors? - Bible Sprout


The pastor fulfills the role of the New Testament elder or bishop (overseer), and is responsible before God for the spiritual welfare of the church.