How Well Do You Know About Biblical Eldership? Trivia Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Biblical Eldership? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Biblical eldership is best characterized as
    • A. 

      Executive authority

    • B. 

      A board position

    • C. 

      Special status

    • D. 

      Hard work

  • 2. 
    One of the greatest hindrances to establishing biblical eldership today is
    • A. 

      Spiritual laziness

    • B. 

      Lack of prestige

    • C. 

      Fanatical zeal

    • D. 

      Low pay

  • 3. 
    The best way to motivate men to become biblical elders is
    • A. 

      Encourage all believers to view themselves as living sacrifices

    • B. 

      Grant special recognition and privileges as incentives

    • C. 

      Make eldership a high paying position

    • D. 

      Establish a holiness contest

  • 4. 
    Shared leadership is a concept that originated from
    • A. 

      Roman culture

    • B. 

      Modern philosophers

    • C. 

      Modern business practices

    • D. 

      Old and New Testament examples

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of shared leadership?
    • A. 

      The appointment of the apostles

    • B. 

      The Old Testament town elders

    • C. 

      The high priesthood established by Moses

    • D. 

      The men appointed to take care of widows in Acts 6

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was the normal pattern for elders in the early church?
    • A. 

      The elders regarded each other as equals

    • B. 

      One was appointed leader; the others were his assistants

    • C. 

      One was paid a salary and was full time; the others were volunteers

    • D. 

      Each year a different elder was voted in as chairman of the board

  • 7. 
    According to the New Testament, the position of elder is given to
    • A. 

      Anyone who desires it

    • B. 

      Those who are most popular

    • C. 

      The most dynamic and experienced leaders

    • D. 

      Those who are morally and spiritually qualified

  • 8. 
    The moral and spiritual qualifications for candidates for eldership should be examined
    • A. 

      By God alone because He knows the heart

    • B. 

      In private by existing church leaders

    • C. 

      Publicly by the entire church

    • D. 

      By an elected committee

  • 9. 
    The biblical way to assume the position of a recognized elder is to
    • A. 

      Grow into it through age and experience

    • B. 

      Be publicly installed into office

    • C. 

      Be elected by a majority of the congregation

    • D. 

      Allow the Holy Spirit alone to judge who is an elder

  • 10. 
    When Paul established elders in a local church he was establishing
    • A. 

      A council of equal elders

    • B. 

      A pastor and assistants

    • C. 

      A hierarchy of elders

    • D. 

      Just a pastor

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