The Leadership of the Church

I loved having my birthday on a Sunday.  I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with my family and church family.  The day was just fantastic.

The worship service centered around the leadership of the church.  As we were going to talk about elders, I wanted to focus on lifting Jesus higher and us getting out of the way.  Christian leaders are called to decrease because Christ must increase.

Today, we worshiped to:


In addition to some wonderful worship time, Jeff preached a stellar message on the purpose of elders.  We believe in a plurality of elders at North Side with the roles to feed, protect, lead, and care.

Jeff’s daughter Erin Howard did a great job leading us in a prayer time as we focused on praying for ministers and missionaries throughout Greenwood and all over the world who have been launched out of North Side in recent years.  It was incredible being able to pray for these ministers and families as they served Christ this morning.