The call of Christianity is to live a life set apart from the world. And when Christians do this it really does make a difference. This was apparently something that was out of order on the island of Crete when Paul wrote to Titus. In Titus 3:1-8, Paul gives Titus reminders about the need to truly make an impact on their world.
It's a monumental task to cover the two lists of qualifications for shepherds found in 1 Tim. 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9. However, in this lesson, we break down those 34 qualities into five discernible groups. This is how God describes the kind of men he wants to shepherd and oversee his people in the church.