Want to be an elder? How often do you have unchurched friends in your home?

Today over at the Desiring God blog, Jonathan Parnell posted this great, short, extremely convicting little video of Jeff Vanderstelt on the qualifications of church elders. Jeff is the lead pastor of Soma Communities in Tacoma, Washington. Here’s the intro from Desiring God’s blog:

What are the qualifications for elders in the New Testament? Chances are hospitality doesn’t make our quick list, though it’s listed in both 1 Timothy 3:2 and Titus 1:8.

In this two minute video, Jeff Vanderstelt explains how his church takes this qualification seriously when they’re assessing elders: