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“Should pastors be paid a salary?”


A church should definitely provide for the financial needs of its pastor(s) and any other full-time ministers. 1 Timothy 5:17-18, “The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is … Continue reading

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“Are we supposed to obey our pastors?”


The verse that speaks the most directly to this question is Hebrews 13:17, “Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do … Continue reading

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“What does the ‘husband of one wife’ phrase in 1 Timothy 3:2 mean? Can a divorced man serve as a pastor, elder, or deacon?”


There are at least three possible interpretations of the phrase “husband of one wife” in 1 Timothy 3:2 1) It could simply be saying that a polygamist is not qualified to be an elder, a deacon or a pastor. This … Continue reading

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