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  • Are you a member of The Church at Brook Hills?

PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. If clarification or comments are needed to help explain your choices, please use the space provided at the bottom of this form.

If you do not know if the nominee is qualified in an area, mark the DON'T KNOW option. This is an acceptable answer and will not be held against the nominee.

PLEASE REMEMBER THIS FORM IS TO BE COMPLETED WITHOUT INFORMING THE MAN BEING NOMINATED.

Elder Qualifications

In his spiritual life...

  • Is the nominee saved and not a recent convert?
  • Do you consider him spiritually mature, able to make wise, biblically sound decisions?
  • Is he a disciple-maker?
  • Is he a man of prayer?
  • Does he love God's Word, evidenced in his commitment to read, study, and memorize it?
  • Is he a man known for sound scriptural doctrine, able to encourage those who don'tunderstand, and to refute those who oppose it?
  • Do you believe he is a man who holds firmly to biblical truth with clear conscience, no matter what the cost to him personally?
  • Is he able to teach?
  • Is he gracious?

In his personal life...

  • Do you know him to be self-controlled, wise, peaceable, and gentle?
  • Is he generous and sacrificial with his money, not focused on the acquisition of wealth, and does he obtain all his money in an honest and straightforward manner?
  • Is he humble, patient, honest, and disciplined?
  • Is he above reproach, having nothing in his moral conduct that can be attacked?

In his family life...

  • Does he manage his family well, assuming his responsibility as spiritual leader?
  • If he is single, is he self-controlled?
  • If he is married, is he completely committed to his wife?
  • Is his wife a believer?
  • Do his children respect and obey him, not being open to the charge of being wild and disobedient?
  • Are his children believers?
  • Will other men want to imitate the way he leads his family?

In his social life...

  • Is he kind and hospitable to others?
  • Is he a friend to strangers?
  • Does he show favoritism in his relationships with others?
  • Does he have a blameless reputation?

Overall...

  • Do you believe this brother is committed to Brook Hills' vision to glorify God by making disciples of all nations?
  • Do you believe he is supportive of Brook Hills' approach to ministry?
  • Do you believe he would uphold the Bylaws of The Church at Brook Hills in their entirety?
  • Do you believe this is a man that the people of The Church at Brook Hills will want to imitate?
  • Can you recommend that he be considered for Elder without any reservations?

Elder Responsibilities

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Questions or Comments

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