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Topic: Church (Contemporary)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-23
How Many Required for a Church?: How many people do you need to gather together to call yourself a church? [Matthew 18:20].
The Bible Project: Are you familiar with "The Bible Project" with Tim Mackie, and what do you think of it?


2021-06-11
Married to an Unbeliever: How do I live a Christian life being married to an unbeliever, and remain faithful to Christ? Recommended lecture: Topical/Individual Lectures/ "How to Love your Wife Like Christ Loved the Church." [I Corinthians 7:12-15, John 13:13].



2021-06-03
Finding a Good Church? What should I look for in finding a good church?



2021-06-01
Not Attending Church: Will God honor my attempts to live a Christian life, even if I have not found a local church?



2021-04-14
Church Membership: Could you elaborate on your view of when a church won't accept certain people with particular views into their membership? [Acts 10:15, Romans 14:5, I Corinthians 3:1, Proverbs 27:17, Romans 16:17, Romans 15:7].



2021-04-13
Church Membership: Could you clarify what you think about what the Bible teaches about church membership? [Romans 16, I Corinthians 1:12, Matthew 20:26, Mark 10:43].



2021-04-13
Seven Churches Warning to Us: Do churches today face the same warnings as did the seven churches in Revelation?
Wealth & Riches Cause for Concern: Regarding the church of Laodicea's warning about them being wealthy and comfortable, how do we relate to that? [I Timothy 6:6-11, Matthew 13:1-9, Revelation 3:14-22].


2021-04-09
Attending a Calvinist Church: Could you give me your thoughts on attending a Calvinist church, as they seem to really be off the mark in their theology? Recommended Lecture; "God's Sovereignty and Man's Salvation".



2021-04-05
Various Views in the Jerusalem church: What are the different views of those in the Jerusalem church?
Senior Pastors in the Jerusalem Church: How did the hierarchy of the Jerusalem church compare to those that would be considered senior pastors in churches today? [Galatians 2:12, Acts 15, Matthew 23:8].


2021-03-29
Nasty Imprecatory Psalms: How do we fit the nastiness of David's imprecatory psalms and the Christian mission? [Psalms 137:8-9, Matthew 5:43-48].
Dashing Babies Against Stones: How can we justify praying as David did to hope for babies to be dashed again stones? [Psalm 137:8-9]
501c3 Church Benefits: Isn't it duplicitous for a 501c3 to not be willing to submit to government dictates and yet benefit from the tax benefits?

2021-03-26
Qualifications for Elders: What are the qualifications of an elder? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1, Acts 13, Acts 14, Matthew 23:8, Matthew 20:26, Mark 10:43].
Steve Gregg to Speak at Your Church: What does one do to get you to come to speak to a group?


2021-03-23
Loss of Fellowship and Faith: Can you help me with my failing faith, and apathy about attending church? I have fallen out of fellowship, and wonder if I am in danger of losing my salvation?



2021-03-18
"Seeker Friendly" Churches: Are "seeker friendly" churches unbiblical?
Jesus Spoke in Parables: Why did Jesus speak to His crowds in parables, so they would not really understand? [Mark 4:34].


2021-02-19
Provoking Our Children: What does it mean to not provoke our children to wrath? [Ephesians 6:4].
Family Not Attending Church Together: What should one do if one's spouse or children do not want to attend church with you?


2021-02-11
Liturgy & Traditions for Worship: Should our worship include some of the liturgy of the Catholic church or Old Testament Jewish traditions? How do we determine what to include?



2021-01-28
Group Forming; "Live Not by Lies": Forming a group around the ideas presented in the book; Live Not by Lies", by Rod Dreher
Book about Home Church: What do you think of "Reimagining Church" by Frank Viola?


2021-01-25
Group for Shared Values: Announcement about a community group in the Vancouver, Washington area (go on Craig's Lies/ Groups) sharing about the book, "Live Not by Lies", by Rod Dreher



2021-01-20
State Over the Savior: What do you think about a global church who worships the state over the Savior?
Amillennial & Post-Millennial: Could you clarify the different reasons for adhering to Amillennialism and Post-Millennialism, and who are the best advocates for both? [2 Thessalonians 1, Revelation 20].


2021-01-20
Home Church Fellowship & Community: I am not sure how to think about going back to the more traditional church, as this time of community meetings seems better. Before we tolerated sinfulness in the church, but now we interact more. Can you help? [Matthew 13:24-30, Matthew 18:17, I Corinthians 5:12-13].



2021-01-14
Critical Nature-Blessing or Curse: Can you help me sort out the blessing and curse of having a critical nature? [Ephesians 4:15, Revelation 2-3].
Worship Music & Song: What do you think about a lot of the current worship bands, music and songs, coming out now? It seems rather self-centered. [James 1:17].


2021-01-13
Disillusioned with the Church: Can you help me in my struggle with being disillusioned with the organized church and religious people? Do you think that this is why we may be facing persecution? [Matthew 20:26].



2021-01-12
Shutting Down a Church-Forsaking the Assembly: Is it wrong to shut down a church and forsake the assembling together of the saints? [Hebrews 10:25].



2020-12-29
Failure of the Contemporary Church: Caller comments on the failure of the contemporary church and loss of Bible literacy.



2020-12-14
Vaccine: What do you think about taking the vaccine, as I am afraid I might not be able to work if I don't take it?
Genesis Bible School: Are you familiar with Genesis Bible School out of Santa Rosa, California?
Government Interference with Church Gathering: What do you think about the government not allowing us to gather so that we can love on each other?

2020-12-11
Healthy Church: Have you heard of the Philadelphia Church in Seattle? What is your idea of a healthy church?



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].



2020-11-25
Qualifications for Apostles: What are the qualifications for an apostle? Should I be at a church that calls some there apostles? [2 Corinthians 8:23, John 13:20, Ephesians 4:11, 2 Corinthians 12:12, Matthew 23:10].



2020-11-25
Request for Prayer for Sudi: Request for prayers for Sudi, who was just discovered to have a mass that is likely to be cancer.
The Right Church and Denomination: How can one be sure they are in the right denomination, if experiences in the wrong one were somewhat convincing.


2020-11-24
Blood Spoken of Frequently in Scripture: Why does the Bible speak so much about blood? [Leviticus 17:1, Hebrews 9:22].
The Baptist Denomination: What are the pros and cons of the Baptist denomination?


2020-11-23
Tithing vs Giving: Could you talk to me about the difference between tithing and giving?



2020-11-17
Church in the Gospels: If you say that the word "church" was only found two times in the gospels, how did we come up with our liturgy and how did they conduct church in the early church [Matthew 16, Matthew 18, Acts 2:42-49, I Corinthians 14, I Corinthians 11, I Timothy 3, Titus 1, 2 Corinthians 3:17].



2020-10-30
Fellowship: Will God allow me some time to get connected to other believers in fellowship? [Hebrews 10:25]



2020-10-26
Baptism Without a Church Fellowship: If someone does not have a home church, but has become a believer via radio ministry, where does one get baptized?



2020-09-22
Church-Hospital for the Sick?: Should the church should be seen as a safe place, or hospital for the sick, rather than a place where church discipline would be conducted? [Matthew 18:15-17]



2020-09-21
Worship on Saturdays or Sundays?: Are we supposed to worship on Saturdays (The Sabbath) or Sundays? [I Corinthians 10:31, I Thessalonians 5:16-18, Romans 12:1, Acts 2:46].



2020-09-21
Disatisfaction with My Church's Worship Music: Can you advise about my disatisfaction with the worship music at my church?



2020-09-15
Coronavirus Restrictions in Church Meetings: What do you think about believers adhering to government Coronavirus mandates in social distancing & masks in church meetings?



2020-09-11
Leaving Dispensationalism & Finding Fellowship: Can you offer some direction for fellowship for those of us who were only presented with Dispensationalism, and have since moved away from it?
Church at Home with Steve Gregg: Is my wife and I listening to your lectures at home the same as "church"?


2020-08-25
Where to Attend Church: Where do you recommend one attends church, specifically after a megachurch has absorbed ours?



2020-08-11
Christians Hating: How bad is it now, as we Christians seem to hate each other within the church, much less outside the church? [I John 3:15].



2020-07-30
Giving to the Unbelieving Poor: If you are generous to poor unbelievers, does it count meritoriously to God? [Matthew 25:40, Galatians 6:6, Galatians 6:10].



2020-07-27
Determining When to Leave a Church: How do you determine when you should finally leave a church-particularly if they are getting caught up in political correctness?



2020-07-24
Reformed Church of America: Who is the Reformed Church of America?



2020-07-13
Power No Longer Manifested in the Church: Is not the church not manifesting the power of God today as it should be? [Luke 24:49, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:4, I Corinthians 4:20].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Is the power lacking in the church today because many may not have experienced the "Baptism of the Spirit"? [Acts 10, Acts 19].
Believers Not Experiencing the Power of the Holy Spirit: What do you say to a believer who has not experienced the power of the Holy Spirit in their lives?[Hebrews 8:10, Ezekiel 36:25, Ezekiel 11:19, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18].

2020-07-07
Koinonia, Church Fellowship: Could you comment on how important "Koinonia" is for the body of Christ?
Closer Proximity for Fellowship: Should our modern churches be more focused on getting families that are in close proximity into fellowship together?


2020-06-11
Finding a Church to Baptize One: Would you advise me as to how to find a church in which to get baptized?



2020-06-03
Old Testament Law & Punishment Application for Today: How does Old Testament law, crime & punishment apply to us today?



2020-05-29
Birds Evil in the Bible: Could you comment on the birds in the trees being evil, and the idea of larger churches leading to allowing birds to nest in them? [Matthew 13:32, Luke 13:19, Revelation 22:16, Daniel 4:12, 21, Ezekiel 17, Ezekiel 31, I Corinthians 5:6-7].



2020-05-15
Leftist Church & Politics: What does one do about a church that seems to be involved in leftist politics?



2020-03-27
How Many Are Truly Saved Today: What kind of percentage of people today do you think are truly committed, or true disciples of Christ? [Matthew 7:22].



2019-12-31
Prophets in Today's Church: Would God use a prophet in the church today, to direct personal things like who to marry, whether to move, etc.? [I Corinthians 14:3-4, Acts 21, Deuteronomy 13].



2019-12-26
The True Church Today: Which church existing today is actually the true church that Jesus started with His disciples?



2019-12-13
Modern Church Gone Lukewarm: What has happened to the lukewarm modern church, in light of the robust early church? [I Corinthians 6, Galatians 5:19-21, Matthew 7:22].



2019-10-25
Feminism at Church: Should I speak to the elders about the way feminism has infiltrated our church?
Home Churches: How do you find a home church?


2019-09-16
Bible Teacher's & Preacher's Fees: What do you think about these Bible teacher's and preachers who charge enormous fees? [Matthew 10:8, 21:12-13].



2019-09-05
Modern vs Biblical Church: Do you find that people tend to misunderstand your teaching on "Some Assembly Required" and may excuse their unnecessarily hyper-critical view and non-participation in the modern church?



2019-07-01
Dogs in Church: What do you think about people bringing their dogs to church (not service dogs)?



2019-06-28
Israel & Seed of Abraham: Who is Israel and the seed of Abraham? [John 8].



2019-05-24
Wood, Hay, Stubble What if we have a pastor who has a church service that is designed to entertain? {1 Corinthians 3:15}



2019-05-03
The Apostles: What is the difference when scripture talks about "The Twelve" and "all the apostles" Was Mathias chosen before the ascension? [I Corinthians 15].
Condolences to Non-believers: If a house of worship is of another faith, should we reach out with condolences? [Galatians 6:10].


2019-04-19
Building the Church: Why would scripture say, 'On this rock, I will build this church', when Moses was already with the church? 'The coming of the Lord', why did they speak of it as coming soon; 'not for you to know' How does this verse fit in Romans 16? [Romans 16:20, Matthew 16:18, Acts 7:38, I Thessalonians 4:5-6, Acts 1:7],



2019-04-12
Ecclesia (Church): Would you define the use of the word "ecclesia"and local vs. global church? What is the true church? What makes one qualify to be part of the true church?



2019-03-14
Healthy Churches: What would you suggest to help keep a ministry strong and healthy? Can you share your observations and what to watch out for?



2019-03-07
The Church-Organization: What do you think about a home church vs an established church organization? The Narrow Path; Article: What is the Church?, Topical Lecture: Some Assembly Required



2019-02-05
Essentials or Non-Essentials: Should there be a statement of faith, a list of things that are essential & non-essential that a church believes in? Is that a good idea?



2018-12-26
No Denominations: If there was no division into denominations today, what do you suppose the church would look like?



2018-12-13
Any Church: Can I go to any denomination for church?
Anti-Christ, Man of Sin: Where will the anti-Christ come from, the man of sin?


2018-12-12
Homosexuality: How should Christians deal with the homosexuality community?
Church for Believers: Is the church an evangelical program or is it supposed to be only an assembly for believers?


2018-12-06
Holy Spirit Saddened by today's Church: Do you think the Holy Spirit is saddened by the state that the church in North America is in today?



2018-12-04
Jesus & Santa Claus: When did the church put Jesus & Santa claus together for Christmas?



2018-11-15
Spiritual Gifts in each Church: How come most churches don't follow the spiritual gifts that Paul laid out at the end of 1 Corinthians, especially 1 Corinthians 14:26?



2018-11-12
Pressured to Tithe at My Church: Churches that demand you pay tithe (53:05)



2018-11-09
Alcohol & the Christian: Is drinking alcohol a sin or is it just being a drunkard that is?
Churches Displaying the Rainbow Flag: What about churches that display the rainbow flag?


2018-10-25
Church Shopping: I'm in transition of churches, what do I look for in a church?



2018-08-21
Incognito Churches: Are modern churches changing their denominational names in order to conceal?



2018-08-15
Couple Worshipping at Separate Churches: A husband & a wife not worshipping together, one preferring the catholic church & another one preferring Protestantism. i'd just like your thought on that.



2018-08-01
Gimmicky Churches: I'm trying to find an good alternative church because the churches for today seem to be too gimmicky.



2018-07-20
Institutional Church: If the institutional church is not important then why does Paul emphasize deacons & elders so much?



2018-07-17
Church Organization What is the role of leaders and the general hierarchy of organized church? I know you don't believe in Church Membership. [1 Timothy 3, Romans 12, 1 Corinthians 12]



2018-06-27
Blaspheming the Holy Spirit: How can one know that they have blasphemed the Holy Spirit?
The New Church Experience: When I join I new church, how can I distinguish between having a spiritual or emotional experience? Do you have any lectures on it?


2018-05-24
The Church: Is the Church the Body of Christ or the Bride of Christ?



2018-05-07
Magic Tricks for Children's Worship: What do you think of having magic performed for children in church?



2018-04-20
Complaints about Christianity: Do you love everything dealing w/ Christianity?



2018-04-02
No Liberty in New Church: You don't seem free to think for yourself in the church i'm attending, can't really follow your own conscience.



2018-03-27
Israel being the Church: Is israel the church or not the church?



2018-03-23
Church of Christ: The Church of Christ will baptize you without having to join their church.
Satan entering Judas: Satan entering Judas Iscariot, was it preordained for Judas to betray Jesus? [Psalm 41:9, John 13:21]


2018-03-22
Jesus' Appearance: Is there no description of the physical appearance of Jesus or Heaven?
Church Service becoming Theatre: Large campuses w/video not at all like the early church.
Debating with Theologians: What's the point in debating if not to change their mind?

2018-03-21
Water Baptism: I was never baptized as an adult of my own volition. Should I get baptized? I don't really belong to a church, so how should I go about it?



2018-02-26
Biblical Gospel vs Americanized Gospel: Can you elaborate on your thoughts regarding the gospel of the bible vs an Americanized gospel.



2018-02-23
Current Challenges of the Church: What do you think are the current challenges of the church?



2018-02-20
Vision for Church: What did Jesus & Paul have as a vision of what "church" is? Is the way we do church today just based on tradition?



2018-02-15
Worship & Christian Music: What are your thoughts on contemporary Christian musicians?



2018-02-14
Christian Living: If a person doesn't do all the things a typical Christian does, such as going to church, does that mean they are not a true Christian?



2018-01-15
Young's Literal Translation: I like the Young's Literal Translation.
Plymouth Brethren: Do you know anything about the "Plymouth Brethren"?


2018-01-01
Vocational or NonVocational Pastors: Should pastors have a 9-5 job in addition to their pastoral duties?



2017-12-22
Seeker-Sensitive Churches: Has Seeker-sensitive churches, relative to Calvinism, helped to grow the Calvinist position?



2017-12-06
Fellowshipping with Believers: Are we sinning if we don't assemble ourselves together with fellow believers? [Hebrews 10:25]
Dead in Christ shall Rise First: The dead in Christ shall rise first, the pre-tribulation view. [1 Thessalonians 4:16-17]


2017-11-28
Pastor's Role: Pastors, shepherds of churches, can you describe their Biblical role?



2017-11-27
Persecution of Christians: Why are Christians suffering violence? What is happening in the churches in America?



2017-11-16
Betrothed or the Bride of Christ: Is the Body of Christ, the church, a betrothal or the actual bride of Christ right now? [Matthew 26:29]



2017-11-16
Pastor & Church Issues: The size of the church has been shrinking, & they are going to beam in another pastor's sermon virtually. Is that a good idea?



2017-11-01
Institutional Church & the Early Churches: Modern institutional churches is in complete contrast to the apostolic or early church of the 1st century. [Hebrews 10:25]
Grounds for Divorce & Remarriage Discussion: God's view of marriage & faithfulness, but you can get a divorce if there's any impurity, like if your spouse is or becomes an alcoholic.


2017-10-19
Closed Communion: Hos is closed communion in churches that you visit even biblical?



2017-10-17
Full Maturity of the Church: What do you think it will look like when the church matures? [Ephesians 4:11-13]
Mormons & Jehovah's Witnesses: Why do Mormons/LDS & JWs consider themselves Christians yet want to be apart from other believers & in fact only believe they are Christians?


2017-10-12
Church Authority: Who has the final word of what is truth? Is the pastor the "dictator" of the church?



2017-10-09
Test for a Good Church: What is the perfect test of what makes a good church?
Church of the Nazarene: What do you think of the Nazarene church?


2017-09-20
Leaving Your Church for Disagreements: Did you say that you shouldn't leave your church if you disagree?



2017-09-18
Gates of Hell not Prevail against the Church What did Jesus mean by "the gates of hell" will not prevail against it? [Matthew 16:18]



2017-09-12
44,001 Denominations: If the Holy Spirit leads us into all truth, why are there 44,000 different denominations, no unity in the Christian church?



2017-09-05
First lady or Mother Title: Caller doesn't feel comfortable calling pastors wife first lady or mother, & don't want to celebrate the pastor's anniversary



2017-08-29
Institutional Church: Caller would like to weigh in on why Christians are leaving the Institutional churches in droves lately.



2017-08-23
Bad Religion by Ross Douthat: Have you heard of a book by the name of "Bad Religion" by a Ross Doulthat?
Church Flourishing: From after World War 2 to 1960, was the church flourishing?


2017-08-23
Prophecy & Tongues: Is prophecy & tongues for the believer or for the unbeliever & if for the believer, is church for the unbeliever too? [1 Corinthians 14:23-25]



2017-08-21
Church Discipline Needs to be Implemented: Church discipline needs happen because of appropriate behavior by a pastor, but they are wondering what to do?



2017-08-15
Setting up a Legitimate Home Church: What are the requirements to starting a home church & how should we be doing church?



2017-08-15
Hiding & Financing Illegal Immigrants: What do you think about churches hiding & financing illegal aliens?



2017-08-04
Bill Hybels: I'm wondering what you think of Bill Hybels, his philosophy of making the church as big as you can?



2017-08-02
Prideful in Church Attendance: Being prideful in church attendance, is it okay to have that kind of pride? [Matthew 7:1-2, Hebrews 10:25]



2017-07-28
Denominations: Are denominations just possibly being an immaturity of people who choose to be divided in certain things. Is there examples of that happening the early church?



2017-07-26
Not Needing a Teacher: You don't need a teacher, is this what does that means? [1 John 2:27]
Spiritual Adultery: Have you ever heard of the term "spiritual adultery", where churches get annoyed that you are fellowshipping with another group even though you "belong" to them?


2017-06-05
Church Fracturing over Homosexuality: Our church is splitting because of people's view of sin, homosexuality, to accept them or not accept them.



2017-05-03
New Covenant: Who was the new covenant made for, the church or the individual Christian?
Seventh Day Adventists & the Sabbath: Adventists keep the Sabbath, but do they keep it the strict ways the Mosiac Law required it to be kept?


2017-04-26
Body of Christ, Bride of Christ being the Church: The "Body of Christ", the "Bride of Christ" & all these other metaphors you hear in the Bible, can you talk about all these metaphors in the Bible? [Ephesians 5:31-32, Genesis 2:24]



2017-04-13
Easter Lilies Prohibition at Church: Why would my church prohibit Easter lilies?



2017-04-10
Bumper Sticker Controversy: I was asked not to park in the church parking lot because of bumper stickers on my car, they are not offensive.



2017-04-05
Visiting a Catholic Church: Even though I'm not one, what do you think about me visiting a Catholic church once in awhile?



2017-04-04
Upkeep of the Church: So what about the upkeeping of the church when you pay tithe?



2017-03-21
Future Coming together of the Church: What is the future of the church as far as coming together? emergent church



2017-02-27
Not Liking Your Pastor: Aren't there places in scripture where it says to support your pastor instead of making a scene? Can't someone go somewhere else if they don't like him? there are so many options nowadays if they don't like him



2017-02-15
Using Church as an Evangelistic Tool: What should a church be more focused on, for the unbeliever or the believer? Who should you MAINLY preach the gospel to?



2017-01-26
Resurrection of Jesus evidenced by Growth of Church: Is a good argument for proof of the resurrection of Jesus Christ the rapid growth of the church?



2016-03-18
No Crosses Displayed: Every church I've visited, no crosses displayed outside or inside the building because they don't want to offend people. [Galatians 5:11]
Church's Music: What if i go to a specific church because of the form of a music they use make you feel good?


2016-03-10
Bible Forum on the Narrow Path Website: Caller joined the forum on Steve's website, & couldn't believe some of the posts he saw there.
Steve Starting a Church: Would you ever consider start a church?


2016-02-25
Church Wants Its Members to Comply with New Theology: my church was arminianism for over 35 yrs but have switched over to a more Calvinistic approach & they are passing out membership cards you have to sign that says you will submit to how the elders interpret the Bible



2016-02-25
Retreat Supports Abortion & Homosexuality: My church goes to a retreat that is pro-abortion & pro-gay, so should I participate?



2016-02-16
Church Being an Apprenticeship Program: Shouldn't the church basically be of an apprenticeship program mindset? If I go to a church & encourage elders to do this, should I wait on the Lord for that or what?



2016-01-04
Differences in Belief in Church I Attend: How do I deal with teachings in my church that I disagree with but don't want to switch churches because of those differences?



2015-12-10
Law of Double-fulfillment: You as a partial preterist think that most prophecies have been fulfilled, but what about double-fulfillment prophecies?
Satan being bound, Jesus plundering his house: Isn't Satan doing the same thing to the church what Jesus is supposed to be doing to Satan, plundering it, destroying it, creating havoc?


2015-11-11
Acts 2 Church & SG's background: Can you please tell me your background, especially about the Acts 2 churches?
Church Community: Do you belong to a church community like that?
Modern Day Pastors: The caller's pastor friends don't like the idea of just being a member verses preaching in the pulpit every week the way it happens in modern times.

2015-11-09
Looking for a church: What kind've church would you look for?
Modern Day Pastors: Was there pastors in the early church like there are today?
Deacon, Overseer, & Pastors: So would pastors, overseer & deacon be the same synonym? [Acts 20:28, 1 Peter 5]

2015-11-03
The Institutionalized Church: What would it mean to speak of a church being institutionalized & what would a non-institutionalized church mean?
The "office" of a Bishop: What about the verse of someone desiring the office of a bishop, that they are desiring a good thing? [1 Timothy 3:1]


2015-10-28
Discipleship: What is a good way to encourage discipleship in the church? [Matthew 28:20]
Church Community: The typical church service is all about the service, not connecting w/ one another, & people need to be taught how to go about doing life together.


2015-08-31
The Bible Study Fellowship: Caller thinks the best church to go to when people ask about where is the best church to go to is, The Bible Study Fellowship.



2015-08-27
Day of a Christian in the Early Church: What were the daily concerns of the body of Christ at that time? What would be the daily life of a Christian during the Apostolic times be?



2015-07-15
Religion vs Being Spiritual: We need to leave the Church religion & just have a relationship w/ Jesus, & if you were to believe the correct Gospel Message, you wouldn't be in any institutional church. What does Steve think of that idea?



2015-06-30
Women Keeping Slient: Is the reason there's even a controversy is because of bad punctuation? [1 Corinthians 14:34-35]



2015-06-25
The Rapture: Caller wants to explain HIS theory about the Rapture, that the Church is going OUT (in the Wilderness) & not UP, 2 groups, 10 Virgins, & Wood, Hay & Stubble & Silver & precious stones, [Matthew 25, 1 Corinthians 3:9-15]



2015-05-28
The Church of Firstborn: Has Steve ever heard of the church called, "The Church of the Firstborn"?
[Romans 7], Paul's pre or post Conversion: Is Romans 7 referring to Paul's experience before or after his conversion? [Romans 7]


2015-05-28
Blessing & Cursing Israel: The Bible says that those who bless Israel will be blessed & those who curse Israel will be cursed! [Genesis 12:3]
We Are the Temple of God: Caller agrees w/ Steve's assessment of 1 Corinthians 3:16 when he was talking to another caller, but wonders why he didn't go to 1 Corinthians 6:19, that we are the Temple of the Holy Spirit. So his opinion is that we need to be VERY careful w/ what we put in it. [1 Corinthians 3:16, 1 Corinthians 6:19]


2015-05-21
Reimagining Church by Frank Viola: This book suggests no Pastors/Elders in the Church, but completely led by the Holy Spirit? It's a solid, NT church, it says. Does Steve think that is a LITTLE extreme? [1 Corinthians 14:26]



2015-05-13
Church Growth in Dark Ages: How was the church growing in the Dark Ages during the monopoly the Catholic Church had on the Bible, on the Truth? [Matthew 13:31-32]
Materialism: Western Society seems to have lost their way, the husband & the wife both working, undermining the family by being taught by schools & daycares, ignoring Christianity.


2015-04-30
Role of Church at the End of the Age: What is the role of the church at the End of the Age?



2015-04-30
Apostolic or Church Authority: Caller wants to talk about Apostolic or Church Authority?



2015-04-16
Salvation from the Bible: Taking our Salvation only from the Bible, Tom the Catholic disagrees. Baptism saves. [Matthew 19:25, 10:22, 24:13, Mark 16:16, John 6:50]
Church is built on Apostles: Church is gone, invisible!


2015-03-25
Left Church because of LGBT: What are Steve's thoughts about LGBT? If Scripture is the foundation of what we believe, we need to do something about it w/ love.



2015-03-20
Government & Church Sovereignty: Does the church have to obey the government?



2015-03-02
Churches that teach Amillennialism: Does Steve know any churches in the Portland area that teach Amillennialism?



2015-02-06
Church Building Expanding Project: Our church is thinking about expanding the physical church by purchasing more property, but wondering if that's a good idea since are many needy people.



2015-01-14
No Bibles Available in Church: Caller forgot Bible one time & asked if she could borrow one & the church didn't have one.
Prayer in Church: How much prayer should be happening in church?


2015-01-06
Grace/Legalism: There seems to be a lot more legalism in our churches nowadays.



2014-12-02
Pagan Christianity by Frank Viola & George Barna: In a book called, "Pagan Christianity", which is about what's gone wrong in the Institutional church, it talks about the Pastoral Leadership mentality, which is more like tradition of man than biblical thing. What are your thoughts?



2014-09-03
Institutional Churches Caller believes isolation is one Satan's greatest tools, so leaving the Institutional church might not be a good idea. [Hebrews 10:25]



2014-07-31
The Narrow Path Forum: Some very good, thought-provoking questions on that forum!
Calvinism: Caller thinks Calvinism is getting stronger & stronger in churches, & we need to be aware of it.


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?

2014-06-11
Apologetics: Should Apologetics be taught in Church?
Presence of Jesus: What does Jesus mean that He'll be in the presence of us? [Matthew 18:20]


2014-05-22
Church Tax-Exempt Status - 501c3: Why does the church desire to be under a tax-exempt status when Jesus said that we have to pay taxes? [Matthew 22:15-22]



2013-02-04
Women Ordination: What will be the long-term ramifications if the Christian continues using women in Leadership Roles?



2013-02-04
Women Having Authority over a Man: What do you think about women having authority over man? [1 Timothy 2]
Women Silent in Church: What does it mean women shouldn't talk at church? [1 Corinthians 14]


2013-01-17
Baptist Church: Is it okay to go to the Baptist church?
Fasting to Overcome Addictions: Is it okay to fast to overcome sin & addictions?


2013-01-02
Women Remaining Silent: Paul says that women need to remain silent in church. What did he mean? [1 Corinthians 14:34]


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