Those who participate in the leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ have been called to be good ministers of Jesus Christ. The minister has a great responsibility in each of his functions and because of that is why we must be ministers dedicated to the ministry. It is not about saying “I am a preacher”, rather, it is about doing a good job as a preacher.
The apostle Paul writes to Timothy the following:
If you instruct the brethren in these things, you will be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which you have carefully followed.
1 Timothy 4:6
What does the apostle mean when he says: “if you teach the brothers”. What teaching is he you talking about? In chapter 3 of the same book Paul gives a series of recommendations to Timothy, of how the behavior or the testimony of certain ministries in the church should be. He also talks about piety and says: