|About the Book|
Elder/Preacher conflicts and misunderstandings contribute to the high preacher churn in churches of Christ. Let an experienced elder share what he believes elders need most from their minister and from fellow elders. Then let his two minister sonsMoreElder/Preacher conflicts and misunderstandings contribute to the high preacher churn in churches of Christ. Let an experienced elder share what he believes elders need most from their minister and from fellow elders. Then let his two minister sons share what they have come to expect from a caring eldership. Their insights can help your congregation experience the growth and stability that come from elders and preachers working as a team rather than as adversaries. They offer hope that the church can begin to build elder/preacher relationships that will last.Gene Newton has faithfully served as an elder for more than 25 years in 3 different congregations in Indiana and Florida. In addition to helping raise his 4 sons (two of whom are preachers), he has a wealth of experience working within diverse elderships and with several ministers. He currently lives in Tavares, Florida, and is an elder at the Mount Dora Church of Christ.Glenn Newton serves as the preaching minister for the Lakeview church of Christ in Tacoma, WA. Glenn is a 1997 Heritage Christian University graduate. He is a frequent lectureship speaker, has co-authored a book with Steve Cummings, and is a writer for 21st Century Christian in their Flex adult Bible study series.Mark Newton preaches for the Madison Ave church of Christ in Pierre, SD. He has previously preached in several southern states as well as Alaska. He has also served in the U.S. Navy and as a Police Chaplain and a Hospice Chaplain. Mark is currently completing is M.Div from Ambridge University.