Episode Synopsis

What is it like to be a lay elder in a church plant from the very beginning? This week Jared sat down with Mike van’t Slot, one of the elders at Fellowship Oshawa, the church that Jared planted outside of Toronto. Mike has been at Fellowship Oshawa from the very beginning and the story of how he found his way into a church is pretty incredible.

In this episode Jared and Mike talk about what exactly a lay elder does in a church plant, including the most challenging aspects of lay eldership and the most rewarding aspects of lay eldership. If you want to find yourself some incredible elders, or if you are an elder or aspiring to be an elder, then listen to this episode!

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