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  1. Travis Fentiman

    Reformed Resources on Scandal

    The topic of scandal may seem obscure, until one finds oneself in the midst of dealing with one; scandals, in fact, are all around us. Where does one go for help? Until now there has not been an abundance of reformed resources on the topic. These resources will be especially helpful for...
  2. RobertPGH1981

    1 Tim 3:3

    Hello Brothers and Sisters, Been doing a study on Eldership and wanted to hear your thoughts on 1 Tim 3:3 which states, "not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money." The focus is on the middle portion that says, "Not Violent but Gentle, not quarrelsome". What...
  3. oeco

    Reformed resources on the bounds of the authority of church leadership

    Cross posting this question from a user on the r/Reformed sub on Reddit. https://www.reddit.com/r/Reformed/comments/ax1j1u/reformed_resources_on_the_bounds_of_the_authority/ “I am looking for solidly Reformed resources on the extent to which church leadership may extend in the behaviour of the...
  4. P

    Elder Qualifications - Agreement with Doctrinal Statement

    A bit of background: Credobaptist church with no current elders other than Senior Pastor. The church teaches that baptism is defined as immersion subsequent to conversion. Elder candidate believes it is proper to baptize infants, but has agreed not to promote his view of infant baptism...
  5. T

    Paul and Timothy Bible Conference

    The first ever Paul and Timothy Bible Conference is being held in Portland, OR on October 3rd and 4th. The Paul & Timothy Bible Conference :: PaulandTimothy.com In most churches today, the young man who heeds God’s call to ministry is faced with a dilemma. How can he gain experience in...
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    Qualifications for Overseers

    I have a question regarding overseers. 1 Timothy 3:4 reads. My questions is: If a married man does not have children would this disqualify him from the office? I would say no. This does not disqualify him from the office as long as his duties as a husband are in order and the other...
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