There can be a great deal of confusion with regard to who God has ordained to lead the church. With that has come a great deal of misunderstanding even about who is to lead in the church. In an effort to elucidate God’s plan for church leadership, this two part series,”Pastor, Bishop, and Elder”, examines the meaning of these terms, identifies to whom they refer, and notes the chief responsibility of the position involved (Eph. 4:11; 1 Tim. 3:1-2; 5:17).