Shepherd the Flock of God

Shepherd the Flock of God - 1 Peter 5:2

This publication, “Shepherd the Flock of God”, is confidential. It is issued to each appointed elder. If an elder is deleted for reasons other than moving to another congregation with a favorable recommendation, he should turn over this publication to the Congregation Service Committee to be destroyed, and any electronic copies in his possession should be deleted.

“Shepherd the Flock of God”
– 1 Peter 5:2 (2019 Edition)

This edition of “Shepherd the Flock of God”, referred to colloquially within the Jehovah’s Witness elder community as the Shepherd book was first printed January 2019.

It is important that elders locate Scriptural and theocratic direction in a timely manner in order to assist all to be “completely united…in the same line of thought.” (1 Cor. 1:10)

Shepherd book

“Shepherd the Flock of God”
– 1 Peter 5:2 (2010 Edition)

This edition of “Shepherd the Flock of God”, referred to colloquially within the Jehovah’s Witness elder community as the Shepherding textbook was first printed in 2010.

When the body of elders discusses a matter, Christ by means of the holy spirit can influence any elder to make an expression that contributes to a wise decision, one that may not have been reached if the elders had been consulted individually.

Shepherd book

See also Pay Attention to Yourselves and to All the Flock

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