• Am I called to be a pastor? Question and Answer

    1 Timothy 3:1-7

    First of all, Paul says that if a man desires that office, he desires a noble work (1 Tim. 3:1). But the test in 1 Timothy 3 is necessary: Is he qualified? The church lays those qualifications down and affirms, and then the elders lay hands on that individual. It starts with a desire of the heart. If your heart desires to be pastor, it’s confirmed by the leadership of the church that you have the character qualifications and the skill to teach, and there is fruitfulness when you do teach, then that’s the direction you go. We don’t have … View Resource