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Old 03-03-2018, 09:36 PM
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Re: The Divorcee:

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Originally Posted by Esaias View Post
I believe all offices in the church are understood as either bishop/overseer/elder, or deacon/minister/servant. The word deacon means minister or servant. Those who are not elders or ministers (bishops or deacons) are to simply function in whatever capacity Christ has gifted them with. But they are not "deacons" or elders. Everyone has a role, function, or capacity. But elders and deacons are set forth as examples, among other things, and have a certain amount of representational authority. Hence they must be above reproach.


What about...?

Apostle
Pastor
Teacher
Prophet
Evangelist

I'm thinking a divorcee shouldn't serve as an apostle or pastor.

Can a divorcee function as a teacher, prophet, or evangelist?
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