The deadline for congregational nominations of elders has passed, and the list is in. This month select BCC staff and current elder board members will begin the interviews process with the nominees, culminating in a November-December election by the current board of its three incoming members. (
The nominees are:
And a sterling bunch they are, yours truly humbly excluded of course.
At this point, if you have cause for concern for any of the nominees or know of a legitimate reason for their disqualification, please contact church staff or one of the elders.
Remember to think more along the lines of biblical guidelines or our specific church's guidelines, not necessarily that Devon Weller cut you off in traffic one afternoon. I mean, I think Billy Williams is a certified nutcase, but unfortunately "insanity" is not listed 1 Timothy as a disqualifier for eldership. Oh well. ;-)
The next step of course is Elder Fight Club, where the last three men standing move on to serve.