Biblical Eldership


Alexander Strauch Interview

August 22, 2019
By H.B. Charles Jr.
  I browsed the exhibit hall at a conference recently. A kindly man at a particular booth struck up a conversation. He even offered me a free book. It was a new book by Alexander Strauch. I was grateful and excited to receive it. (My best friends are people who give me a book I have not read yet.) Asking the name of the generous book-giver, I discovered it was none other than Alexander Straugh himself! I have studied the subject of church leadership since I was a young, new pastor. My studies have been greatly aided by the writings...

#087: Alexander Strauch Interview [PODCAST]

August 17, 2019
By H.B. Charles Jr.
  Welcome to The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better. In his episode, I have the privilege of interviewing Alexander Strauch. Alexander Strauch was raised in New Jersey and converted to Christ at a Bible camp in New York State. He received his undergraduate degree from Colorado Christian University and went on to earn his Master’s in Divinity degree from Denver Seminary. Mr. Strauch has served in the leadership and teaching ministry of Littleton Bible Chapel for nearly 50 years. As a gifted Bible teacher and a church elder with extensive practical experience, Mr....

Our Journey to Biblical Eldership

May 5, 2015
By H.B. Charles Jr.
Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood. – Acts 20:28 I sat in the back seat. Two church leaders sat up front. They thought they were talking to me. They were actually talking to one another. At some point, they asked my philosophy of church leadership. I answered: “Jesus Christ is the head of the church. And he exercises his authority through a plurality of godly men.” Those two sentences express my convictions about...

Saturday Shout-Outs: NOBTS, St. Paul & Ministry Links

March 14, 2015
By H.B. Charles Jr.
Thanks for reading my blog. Enjoy these Saturday Shout-Outs! YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR MY EMAIL LIST IN THE BOX AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE TO RECEIVE A FREE WEEKLY SERMON MANUSCRIPT. TODAY'S MANUSCRIPT IS FROM JAMES 1:16-18 I hope you will make plans to join us for the Cutting Is Straight Expository Preaching Conference in Jacksonville - September 22-24, 2015. It was a great joy to preach chapel at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary this week! A big shout-out to Dr. Ephraim Williams for the opportunity to preach during the 67th church anniversary celebration of the St. Paul...