God shows that blameless elders must first and foremost set an example at home if they are to lead the church.
Why are blameless elders vital for the local church. Here we have two reasons; God gives them to shepherd his sheep, and God gives them to lead by example.
In his introduction to this letter, Paul identifies himself as a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ. What is the significance of such titles and how did Paul become a servant and apostle?