church office

  1. F

    What is the nature of an office in the church?

    Hello, I'm confused about what "offices" in the church are. What does it mean that elders and deacons are "offices" in the church? What does it mean for something to be an "office"? What stops Bible study leaders or those who lead the church service or those who lead prayer meetings, or any...
  2. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW BOOK: A Watchman Over Christ's Church by McMahon

    A Watchman Over Christ’s Church by C. Matthew McMahon (105 pages) The watchman’s life is a life of consecration; a life on the wall dividing the world and church, to watch and take heed, to sound the alarm, and bring God’s message to his people boldly, faithfully and plainly. The watchman acts...
  3. Jonathan95

    Pastors must be well spoken of by unbelievers.

    "They must be innocent of wrongdoing, so that the wicked cannot besmirch God's church by claiming that those who lead and govern it are vile, disreputable rogues or men of evil life. Pastors must do their best to see that God's name is not blasphemed and that the wicked do not have cause to...
  4. Travis Fentiman

    Constitutionalism

    Friends, One of the great forces of downgrade in American Presbyterianism has been the erosion of the Church's adherence to her constitutional documents and maneuvers to change the very constitution of the church which the officers had previously sworn to uphold. Hence, I have made a webpage...
  5. malum in se

    Why don't any of the Dutch Reformed churches have examinations for office bearers?

    Why don't any of the Dutch Reformed churches have examinations for office bearers? It seems like it would be a good thing, is there a reason why we don't?
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