Epaphras Leadership Analysis

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Focusing on the leadership of Epaphras and his spiritual authority to lead them, we witness Paul utilize “the same ministry terminology he uses for himself.” A handful of peculiarities manifests as a result on a ministerial leader. Firstly, the action of Epaphras himself, as Hiebert states, “Epaphras knew the result he expected from his prayers. He had grasped the reality of ministering to his people through his prayers for them“ Epaphras exhibits the duty of the spiritual leader to pry. Hiebert further discusses Epaphras’s desire for and manifestation of stability. Thus, the position of spiritual leader necessitates the creation of a stable atmosphere in the church. Moreover, Epaphras exhibited humility by presenting his problem to his
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