1 Timothy 3:1-7 MSG

1 If anyone wants to provide leadership in the church, good!
2 But there are preconditions: A leader must be well-thought-of, committed to his wife, cool and collected, accessible, and hospitable. He must know what he's talking about,
3 not be overfond of wine, not pushy but gentle, not thin-skinned, not money-hungry.
4 He must handle his own affairs well, attentive to his own children and having their respect.
5 For if someone is unable to handle his own affairs, how can he take care of God's church?
6 He must not be a new believer, lest the position go to his head and the Devil trip him up.
7 Outsiders must think well of him, or else the Devil will figure out a way to lure him into his trap.