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2021-06-17
"The Jesus Christ Show" Radio Program: What do you think about the "Jesus Christ Show"? Do you think it is blasphemous?



2021-06-09
Ruling One's Home as a Home: Regarding the qualifications for elders, what is meant by "ruling one's home", and when should a pastor (or elder) step down if his home is out of control in some measure? [I Timothy 3:4].
"Right in Their Own Eyes": Regarding the concept of being, "right in one's own eyes", I always thought it was a bad thing, are you saying it is a good thing? [Judges 17:6].


2021-05-27
Business as Ministry: Is my business really my ministry, or have I just missed God's calling? [Proverbs 16:11].



2021-03-08
Ravi Zacharias' Ministry: In light of the recent the exposure of the failures of Ravi Zacharias, was he sincere or was it all false?[I Corinthians 13:2].



2021-02-11
End Times (Eschatology) Lectures: Caller recommend Steve Gregg lectures; "When Shall These Things Be" on TheNarrowPath.com?
People Praying Together: Does God pay more attention to people praying together in unison?
"Remnant Call" with Benjamin Baruch: Would you look into Benjamin Baruch and "Remnant Call" radio?

2021-01-26
Harold Eberle-Victorious Eschatology: Do you know anything about Harold Eberle, the author of Victorious Eschatology?



2021-01-13
How to Study the Bible: What is the best way to get familiar with and study the Bible (rec: go through the Bible at TheNarrowPath.com)?
Responsibility of the Overseers: What does Acts 20:28 mean regarding the responsibility of the overseers for the church? [Acts 20:28, Matthew 20:25-27, Matthew 23:8-9].


2020-12-30
Being Called to Missions: How does one get called to be a missionary? Is a missionary the same as being an elder?



2020-12-17
One's Desire or One's Calling to Ministry: If scripture indicates that when it is one's desire to be a pastor, it is a good thing, then how is that contrasted to one who is called to it? [I Timothy 3:1, Titus 1].



2020-12-16
Ministry to Eldercare: Why is it so hard to get people to care for and visit the elderly as part of their ministry? [I Timothy 5:4, Matthew 25:36, Luke 6:31].



2020-12-02
Requirements for Spiritual Leaders (Pastors, Ministers, Preachers) in Churches: Is there any requirements for spiritual leaders, if they have been divorced or formerly fallen to sin, but repented? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1].



2020-11-13
Deliverance Ministries: Can you comment on some of the deliverance ministries who indicate that every negative thing in one's life is a demon?



2020-11-12
A Minister Who Goes on State Subsidized Furlough: What do you think about a pastor who is going on a state subsidized furlough because the church can't pay him? It seems that ministry should not require either retirement, leave or salary at all.
A Better Prayer Life: I desire a better, longer, and more devoted prayer life as many great men of God in the past. Can you direct me?


2020-11-05
Studying the Manuscripts: Caller recommends the book, "Encountering the Manuscripts" by Philip Comfort for studying the scriptures.
Old Testament Metaphors for Evangelism: Can you find any flaw in Christians seeing metaphors of Christ in any of the Old Testament and then sharing that with unbelievers? [John 5:46, Isaiah 53].
Greg Boyd: What do you think about Reknew.org and Greg Boyd?

2020-11-04
Minister's Doubt when He Doesn't Hear From God: What would you say to someone who is in ministry, who is struggling with their faith, to the point of disbelieving, because he is not hearing from God? [Isaiah 50:10, Job 13:15].



2020-09-25
Doug Pollock: Do you know anything about Doug Pollock?



2020-07-29
Struggling with the Wealth of Pastors: I am struggling with reconciling the wealth of some of my favorite pastors, such as, Charles Stanley and Chuck Swindoll? Can you help?



2020-07-16
Women in Ministry: Could you talk about examples of women in ministry in scripture? [Matthew 20:26, Acts 2, Romans 16:1, I Corinthians 11:3-16, Acts 18:26, Acts 20:28, I Peter 5:1-4].



2020-06-04
Word of Faith and Wealthy Ministers: What is wrong with the Word of Faith (Name it and Claim it, Health & Wealth) ministers making a lot of money, like Benny Hinn, and Kenneth Copeland, etc.? [Luke 12:48, I Timothy 6, Acts 3:6].



2020-03-30
Church Leaders - Not Exhibiting Love: What do you think about a worship leader in our church who indicates he just doesn't like some people and avoids them? [I John 4:7-8, John 13:34, Romans 8:9, I Corinthians 13].
Mean Christians Sharpen Us: Could it be that unloving or mean people are there to sharpen us, like the scripture says? [Proverbs 27:17].


2020-03-25
Why a Sermon on Sunday: Why do we gather once a week to listen to someone give a sermon, when it would be more beneficial to have a conversation? [Acts 2].



2020-03-17
Denying Christ: One must keep in mind our public witness if we ever deny Christ, even if it was to save someone.
Greek Interpretation & Elders, Pastors, Teachers: The Greek words (such as "kai") can be interpreted in more than one way, so what is the guide for determining which meaning is meant, as in the passages about elders, pastors & teachers? [Ephesians 4:11, I Peter 2:25, Galatians 6:16, I Timothy 3].


2020-03-13
LDS View-Unbroken Chain: How do you respond to the very important LDS view that one must have someone lay hands on them from an unbroken chain in order to be filled with the Holy Spirit, or baptize others?
Qualifications for Church Leadership: What do you think the scriptural qualifications are for starting or leading a church? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1].


2020-03-03
Walking by Faith Doesn't Always Work: What about people who live by faith in the "real" world, when it doesn't really work as expected? [Psalm 37:25, Hebrew 9:27-28, Matthew 6:33]



2019-11-06
Ministry Duties & Burn-Out: How do you learn to balance all the needs in a ministry with your own family's needs?
Main Duty of the Church Fellowship: Is the main priority of the church to preach and teacher, or other responsibilities?


2019-10-23
Good Ministries: Voice of the Martyrs, Open Doors, Food for the Poor, Mercy Ships, World Vision.
From the book, "Jesus Always": Caller just shared from Sarah Young's book, "Jesus Always." [Psalm 46:10, 62:8, Isaiah 41:23, Jeremiah 41:3].


2019-10-09
Charging for Ministry: Is it acceptable to accept gifts for ministry, if I don't actually charge for my service? [I Corinthians 9].
Greater Works & Miracles: What does it mean by "greater works", when Jesus said we would do greater works than He did? [John 14:12-14].


2019-08-16
Aaron Budjen: What do you think of Aaron Budjen and his hermeneutic?



2019-07-01
Qualification for Elders: What is the obligation of a church to re-accept and elder who was discharged for teaching false doctrine once he has repentant and wants to return to service?



2019-06-26
Must Read Books: Would you share your list of "must read" books?
Steven Anderson of Tempe AZ: Are you familiar with Pastor Steven Anderson of Tempe AZ? (King James only)?
Steve's Views on Hell: Which view of Hell do you lean toward?

2019-03-14
Catholic Christian: Is the Catholic church a Christian church? Have you ever heard of Alpha course?



2019-01-18
Supporting Your Ministry-The Narrow Path: What would you say if I were to stop supporting other ministries in order to support your ministry?



2018-10-16
Laborers for the Harvest: Paying for more laborers for the harvest, is it still applicable for today? [Matthew 9:37-38]



2018-09-24
Academic Education for Ministers: Why should we trust and give authority to our ministers and other teachers when they have such varied opinions?



2018-07-19
Ray Comfort: What do you think of Ray Comfort's ministry's evangelism method?



2018-07-03
Contacting a Previous Caller: How do I contact the caller that would like help with the work he's doing out in the Reservation.



2018-06-14
Judging Nothing Before the Time: Paul seems to be for & against judging, & judge before the time. Can you explain all this stuff about judging? [1 Corinthians 4:3-5, 1 Corinthians 2:15, 1 Corinthians 5:3,12]
"He Shall Suffer Loss": What is Paul saying in this chapter about people following him, other following Apollos & some people's work being all burned up, but they themselves making it? [1 Corinthians 3:13-14]


2018-05-21
Charging for Ministry - Financial Peace University: Charging for the ministry, that shouldn't be. It should be free. What about ministries like Dave Ramsey & Financial Peace University?



2018-04-05
Ministers Living High on the Hog: Ministers that are living in luxury, how is that okay?



2018-03-21
Steve Learning from others: Do you think you can learn from someone else? Are you willing to learn from Doug Batchelor during the debate you are going to have w/ him about the Sabbath?



2017-11-29
Wealthy Pastors: Pastors who have a lot of money in their accounts, charging for the ministry.



2017-10-12
Pastors Getting Wealthy off the Gospel: What do you think about ministers living high off the hog?



2017-09-20
Street Preaching: Is street evangelism that an effective method of witnessing?



2017-08-10
Relying Completely on God in Ministry: I'm looking to do Full Time ministry & want to depend completely on the Lord for my needs, sort've like Geroge Mueller.



2017-08-07
Prerequisite to Being a Chaplin: I want to be a chaplain, but am living w/ my boyfriend, although we aren't not having intimate relations, but should I move out anyway? [1 Thessalonians 5:22]



2017-08-07
Forgiving Satan: How come God doesn't just forgive Satan & reinstate him to Heaven?
Called to be a Minister: How can someone know if they are being called to the ministry?


2017-02-01
First Fruits: How does the Old Testament & New Testament differentiate between "first fruits"?
Charging for ministry: Charging for healing ministries?


2017-01-26
Andy Stanley & Rick Warren: Andy Stanley & Rick Warren, wondering what do you think of them?



2017-01-25
Angels verses the Holy Spirit: Do ministering angels minister to us like the Holy Spirit does?



2016-03-11
Cruising Ministries: Caller disagree with Steve about cruise ministries, suggesting it's too worldly, too luxurious for the Christian for the Christian to be participating in.



2016-03-08
Cruise Ship Ministries: Is a cruise ship ministry a legitimate ministry or not? Spending a lot of money to go on a extravagant vacation? What about helping the poor instead of spending it on yourself?



2015-10-02
Neil Anderson Ministry: What do you just generally think of Neil Anderson's Ministry, & his going about the country casting out demons?



2015-09-11
Wealth & The Ministry: What is wrong w/ ministries getting a lot of money?



2015-05-19
5013C's: Are there prohibitions that churches/ministries have to obey if they have a 5013c, especially politically?



2015-04-01
Sheep & Goats: When do we come a Sheep or a Goat? [Matthew 25:31-46] Wasn't David's son who died at 2 years old a sheep? Are we all sheep & become goats?
People's Level of Importance: Why is the President esteemed so much important than a garbage man?


2015-03-04
Ministry workers having jobs: So do you people who work in the ministry have to have separate jobs?



2014-10-17
Caiaphas the High Priest Jesus told Caiaphas the High Priest that he'd see Him coming on the clouds of Heaven, & we take that as 70 AD, but didn't Caiaphas die before he had a chance to see that? Mark 14:61-62
Kenneth Gentry: Have you seen Ken Gentry's YouTube videos on Partial Preterism?


2014-10-16
Mark Driscoll - Mars Hill Church & the EFCA: Has Steve heard anything about Mark Driscoll & know what's happening with him & Mars Hill Church? Caller is concerned that the EFCA has some shenanigans about donations going where people don't want them going.



2014-10-13
Bible Scholars: Who are all these Bible Scholars that you keep mentioning?



2014-10-03
Earning a Living & Sharing the Gospel: Aren't we supposed to be earning a living & sharing the gospel at the same time?



2014-09-17
Homelessness: Becoming homelessness to evangelize. What if you become homeless not of your own choice?



2014-08-06
Pastoral (Spiritual) Covering: Someone with that much power over you, how is that biblical?
Belial: What does the name/term, "Belial" mean?
Deliverance from Reoccurring Dreams: What does Steve think of reoccurring dreams or nightmares the caller is having?

2014-06-26
Ananias & Sapphira: Regarding hell "scaring people into Salvation", isn't that sort've what happened during the incident of Ananias & Sapphira & throwing fear into the church? [Acts 5:1-11]
United Reformed Church: Do you do you know anything about the United Reformed Church?
R C Sprouls & the Reformed Church: I was wondering what the United Reformed Church was being "reformed" from?

2014-05-22
Pastors Licensed by Mail Order: What do you think about me getting a Pastor's License to preach & do marriages in all 50 states for only $180?
Preaching to the Homeless: What if I just want a "preacher's license" to help the homeless?


2014-05-16
TV Evangelists: Caller enjoys watching TV Evangelists just to see how they conjure people out of their moneys.



2014-05-16
TV & Radio Ministers: Can Steve recommend some good tv or radio ministries to listen to?



2014-05-01
Jesus' Birthplace: Did I hear that there was a discrepancy of where Jesus was born?
Bart Ehrman: I've been getting my information from Bart Ehrman & was told he was a scholar. What do you think of him?
Scripture is God-breathed: I know there are 2 Scripture that says the Bible is inspired or God-breathed. Can you point me to them? [2 Timothy 3:16-17, 2 Peter 1:19-21]

2014-04-17
Street Evangelism verses Practical Needs: We need to be a little more practical than just preaching words when doing outreach. [James 2:14-18]



2014-04-14
The Faith of George Mueller: Have you read of any of George Mueller of Bristol? People like him, & others, like A. W. Tozer, just seemed to have complete joy in their life, a genuine relationship with God. Not like modern people where a lot of Christians just want God to be their genie.



2014-04-03
Mother Teresa: Mother Teresa seemed a little harsh to someone witnessing to a person on their deathbed.
NIV: Able to learn much easier from the NIV, so it is profitable to use.
Conditional Immortality: He that is dead is justified from his sin, from what you gave in someone's answer about hell, you seemed to have changed your position a little bit. Is that true? [Romans 6:7]

2014-04-03
Discipleship & Obedience: We need to become a Disciple of Christ when we become Christians, is that not right, but some just want to make sure they stay out of hell, but shouldn't we be craving to learn about Jesus as much as can, & do anything He asks? Isn't a major part of Discipleship making more disciples of Christ? Why such a minority of people wanting to do that?
Extravagancy: What if we are living way more luxurious than we should, instead of giving to missions? [Romans 14:4]


2014-04-01
Youth Pastor & Calvary Church: A caller called to just chat w/ Steve Gregg about living on the same property he had lived on, talking about being a youth pastor at Calvary Chapel, & wanted some advice on how to minister to the youth & brethren at the church.



2014-03-31
John Wimber Vineyard Church: What do you know about John Wimber & the Vineyard Church?



2014-03-24
Orthodox Priesthood encounter: I want to help a ministry that is helping the people in Syria & the Middles East, but I'm afraid of asking a priest for help. How should I go about that?
4 Kingdoms in Daniel 2: Does each succession nation have to be stronger than the one it's supplanting? Is the Rock that's coming to crush the toes possibly talking about the 2nd coming of Christ? [Daniel 21-45]


2014-03-06
Correcting Wrongs: We should be proactive & speak against certain things the government does, but ministries who are under a 501c3 seem to be hampered from doing it.


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