"But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander." ~ 1 Peter 3:15-16
Straight Talk to Elders/Pastors

Well, I always appreciate when articles become free and available online. So I am sharing this to everyone here, you can read it by clicking on the heading. Personally, I think it's a good read, especially for those who interested in biblical leadership.