Elder Qualifications – Able to Teach

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, … 1 Timothy 3:2 (emphasis mine) Herein is the major distinction between elders and deacons. Deacons may be able to teach, but elders must be able to teach. A failure in this regard is a disqualification [...]