Bishops are like Field Generals

In the Apostle Paul's mind, the bishop of the church is a lot like a field general.  In I Timothy 3, Paul adapts the qualities of a good general developed by a 1st Greek philosopher, Onasander.   Onasander's list includes being temperate, vigilant, frugal, hardened to labor, free from avarice, neither too young or too old, [...]