The Lord’s Church and Worship

Dicerning God’s answer to my prayers

Question I have problems when I pray for something, discerning when God is really answering me. How can we know we are hearing from God and not following our desires or being deceived by Satan when we pray for direction in our lives?  Answer This is an important but...

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Women preachers or elders

Question s there anywhere in the Bible that states or show where women should be Pastors or Ministers? And why do they I mean Male Preachers allow them into the Pulpit?  Answer Not only is there no place in Scripture which authorizes women to act as general...

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Work of deacons

Quesiton MISCONCEPTIONS OF DEACONS AND THEIR WORK.  Answer 1. DEACONS HAVE AUTHORITY: This misconception is brought about because of the phrase "office of deacon" in the King James Version in (1Timothy 3:10, 13). The American Standard Version, and other versions and...

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Authority for woman deacons in the church

Question Should I be concerned that there a women deacons in my church? I am just beginning to search Scriptures for the answer. I have posed this question to others and have been sited scripture that seems to support both points of view (Women should not be deacons...

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Should we question church leaders?

Question What are some solid scriptures on authority and protocol in the church? I was told that no brother can correct a deacon;no deacon can correct ministers; no ministers can correct elders;no one can correct the pastor nor his wife.  Answer This could not be...

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Qualifications of Elders

Question My Bible question comes from I Timothy 3:4 where the qualifications of elders are given.The term children is being applied as >>one of the qualifications of an elder. Can the term children in this passage include a man with just one child, or does it mean...

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Who is a pastor?

Question How should a church body select a pastor and what should the relationship between a pastor and the elders or board of directors be?  Answer First of all I assume you are using the term "pastor" in the sense of "minister" or "preacher" because in the New...

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How should local churches be organized?

Question What is the Scriptural foundation for church government by pastor and elder. Which is the governing authority and what references supports either point of view.  Answer This is an important question and misunderstanding of this answer has led to tremendous...

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Financial support for elders and preachers

Question In Luke 10:7 and in a few other verses it talks about the workman being worthy of his hire. What do you think this refers to? Should a Pastor be getting paid for Pastoring a church(small church). Please give me your opinion.  Answer Instead of opinion, I will...

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Attending church on the Internet

Question husband and I are attending church on the internet. Is this alright, or must we attend a church in our community? Isn't there a phrase in the bible that says if two of us are there, He will join us?  Answer Matthew 18:16 says that. The problem is that there...

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