Elder Resources

Elder Nominations

Elder Nominations are accepted 365 days a year.  If you feel a man in our church fulfills the qualifications of a elder outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, you are welcome to nominate them by completing an Elder Nomination form.  You may access that form here.

Elder Resources

We believe you will find this in-depth study on the work of elders by Alexander Strauch very helpful.  In this paper, Strauch summarizes the material found in his landmark book on the subject of elders:  Biblical Eldership

Biblical Eldership

Please look over articles 5 through 7 of our church by-laws. We believe reviewing these sections will help you understand how elders will function at Blue Valley.

Elder By-Law Articles

This is a brief overview on Biblical Eldership by Alexander Strauch, whose work on biblical eldership was influential on our pastors and deacon leadership as they studied and prayed through the concept of eldership.

This is a message by Pastor Derrick from October 2014 on how explaining how the New Testament church organized their leadership under the offices of elders and deacons.