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Topic: Women in Ministry

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Women in Ministry as Elders: How seriously should we be taking the scriptures about women who preach and exercise authority over men? [I Timothy 2, I Corinthians 14].

Women Be Quiet: Could you talk about the scripture that says women should be quiet? [I Corinthians 11, I Corinthians 14, I Timothy 2-3].

Women Teaching Men: Could you help me with this passage about women teaching men and if it is applicable to us today? [I Timothy 2:9-12, Genesis 2-3, Timothy 3].
Elders & Overseers: Do you make a distinction between "elders" and "overseers"? [Titus 1:5], Acts 20:17-28, I Peter 5:1-2, Matthew 20:27].

Paul's Teaching's Commandments or Not: Caller comments on Paul's teaching as if they are a commandments, but says they are a vision, instead. [I Corinthians 14:14-36].

Women in the Church: It seems that the scripture about women's roles in the church is affected by the culture of that time, and that there is still a stigma about women teaching. Can you help? [Ephesians 5:23-31].

Women Teaching in Church: Could you talk about women teaching in church? [I Timothy 2:12, Acts 18:24-28].
Steve Gregg and His Radio Show: How did your find yourself teaching on your radio show? Caller is wondering about possibly to the same thing.

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].

Women as Deacons or Elders: Why does Paul allow women to be Deacons, but not Elders? [1 Timothy 3, Titus 1]

Women Speaking in Church: What does it mean in scripture when it indicates that women should be silent in churches? Do it mean she should not teach? [I Corinthians 14:34, I Corinthians 11:5, I Thessalonians 4:11].

Parable of the Unjust Steward: What are we being taught in the parable of the unjust steward, and his manipulating the funds of his employer after getting fired? [Luke 16].
Women Not Above Men: What does the Bible mean when it talks about women not being above a man? [I Timothy 2].

Gender & False Teaching of Jezebel: Should not Jezebel's gender also have been subject to reprimand in Revelation when she was teaching false doctrine? [Revelation 2:20, I Timothy 2:12-15, Matthew 23:23, I Corinthians 7:8-9].

Jezebel: Am I understanding it correctly that the correction in Revelation 2, is not about her being a woman, but what she is teaching? [I Timothy 2:12-15, Revelation 2:14-20].

Women in Church: Is it acceptable for women to read scripture out loud in church? [I Corinthians 11:15, 14:34].

Women as Pastors: Where is the scripture that says women can become pastors? [I Timothy 2:12-3:7, Titus 1, Galatians 3:28].

Female Apostle-Junias: Is "Junia or Junias" mentioned in Romans 16, a female of "note among the apostles", and what would the ramifications be? [Romans 16:7, I Timothy 2:12-15, I Corinthians 11, Titus 2, Romans 16:1, 2 Corinthians 8:23].

Women in Ministry: When are women going to far when teaching and preaching to men?

Women Baptizers: Is it acceptable for a women to baptize someone? [2 Corinthians 9:13, Acts 9:10-21].

Women as Pastors or Elders: How do you feel about women as elders or pastors? [Romans 12, Acts 20:28, I Timothy 2:12, 3:2-7, Matthew 20:26, Genesis 2].

Head Coverings, Men's Long Hair: Can you help me understand this passage about head coverings, especially the part about the "power on her head because of the angels?" [I Corinthians 11:2-16, Psalm 119:11].

Women in Ministry: Should women be pastors or in leadership within the church? [1 Timothy 2:8-15, 1 Corinthians 14:34-40]

Women in Ministry: Should women be in ministry? Caller having a hard time reconciling what Paul teaches about women preaching, and all the good works and accomplishments of women in ministry and evangelism [Titus 2, Romans 16:1-2, John 20:17, John 4:28].

Women Pastors & Elders: Why would churches allow women to be pastors but not elders?

Meaning of Lukewarm: What does it mean to be lukewarm? Does it mean that when you are spit out, you are no longer saved? [Revelation 3:15-17, John 15:6].
Women Preaching: What do you think about women preaching?

Gray areas for Elders: Elders not married not Biblical standard if elder, but what about women not being able to pastors? There seems to be gray areas in everything.

Women Preachers: Can you explain this passage to me? Women preaching? Women speaking? [1 Corinthians 14:34-35]

Peter denying Jesus: Didn't Peter depar from Christ for awhile, but he didn't lose his salvation or apostatize, did he?
Qualifications for being an Elder: Women Pastor qualifications [1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9]

Being Blinded: The god of the world blinding the mind, what does that mean? [2 Corinthians 4:4]
Women Leadership: So women can't have authority over a that true? [Timothy 2:12]

Women Pastors: My pastor thinks Women Pastors is acceptable. What think you? [1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9]

Culture & Women Leadership: Could what Paul said about women being in leadership just be a cultural issue at the time, but doesn't apply to us now?

Women Teaching: Women speaking in the church, pastor vs teacher, what do you think about that? [1 Timothy 2 & 3]

Baptisms Performed Women: Is being baptized by women okay?

Women in Church Leadership Can women be put in church leadership, pastors, elders, teachers?
Once Saved Always Saved: Can you lose your salvation?

Women's Ordination verses self-appointed So can a woman be a lead Pastor as long as she was appointed by the church & not self-ordained? Isn't that what it's actually saying in the Bible? How do I not become critical of the church not following the Biblical standard then?

Beatitudes-Sermon of the Mount: The Beatitudes that are mentioned in both Matthew & Luke, is that all one sermon, recorded differently, or is it 2 separate sermons? [Matthew 5-7, Luke 6:20-49]
Women's Authority: Women authority, in church AND secular venues? What would Paul have thought of Women leaders in the secular realm? [1 Timothy 2:11-12]

Women in Ministry: Women as deaconesses or teachers, etc.

Women in Church Leadership: Steve's views on women in church leadership?

Women as Pastors: Can a woman pastor a church according to the Bible?

Sinner's Prayer: Is the sinner's prayer found in the bible? [Romans 10:9]
Trinity, Modalism & Fundamentalism Do you have to believe in Trinity? Modalism & clarifying fundamentalism.
Women Pastors: Women Pastors.

Women Pastors: Caller who is a woman, even though she's been a teacher for 34 years, thinks people are right that women should not be pastors in the church, but that there's many leadership roles they can be in.

Women in Ministry I would like to know the reasons why a woman is not allowed to be a pastor or elder. Do you know the reasons? [1 Timothy 2:11-15]
Church Traditions & Customs & Head Coverings: What can you tell me about church traditions & customs, especially involving head coverings for women? [1 Corinthians 11:2-16]
Communion & Agape Feasts: The Early Church had real agape feasts for communion instead of just a token bread & wine like nowadays.

Women Pastors: Can there be women in the pastoral, elder role? [1 Timothy 2:11-15]

Women Pastors: What do you think of Women Pastors?

Women Pastors: Is it possible that it could be considered just a culture issue where women didn't really speak in public as to why Paul said women couldn't be pastors? [1 Timothy 3]

Women Pastors: What do you think of women pastors?

Women Pastors: Can women pastors be in ministry? Feminism seems to be taking over.

The Jesus Notes: The book, "the Jesus Notes" followup.
Women Teachers: Women teaching the Bible class, is that acceptable?

Woman Pastor: My daughter says she wants to be a pastor when she grows up, but people have told her that she can't, so what do you say? [1 Timothy 2:12-15]
Hating Oneself: My other daughter wonders if she has to hate herself in order to love others? [Matthew 22:39]

Elders only Men: Elders should ONLY be male, right?

Women being a Pastors: Pastor being a woman & men being qualified for Elders fore that matter.

Women Pastor: Pastor's wife took over his role after his death, what do you think about that?

Recommendation for a Local Home Church: How do I find a good home church in Eugene, Oregon?
Women Keeping Silent in Church: Women not having authority over men, what do you think about that? [1 Timothy 2, 1 Corinthians 14]

Women Teachers: Women teaching the church; what did the church look like in the 1st century? Is the church in the role of the husband to those who don't marry?

Woman Preachers: Are woman allowed to pastors? How about teaching?

Women Pastors: Does God allow women to be in pastoral positions?

Women in Ministry: Caller enjoyed the previous day's show about Women in ministry.
Charismatic: In the book of Acts, when they had the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, there was something where they knew they had received it, & why & when has it changed?

Greg Boyd & Women in the Ministry: Greg Boyd talking about women in ministry, being in leadership positions, that it was just a cultural issue during Paul's time which is why he seemed against it. [2 Timothy 2, Romans 16:7]

The Revelation of Jesus: Can you explain the Revelation that was given to Jesus, which was then given to the angels, which was then given to John, & the 7 churches?
Women Apostles or Bishops: What is your take woman apostles in the Bible & are there any in modern times, apostles or bishops?

Husband's faith: Wife is concerned about her husband's lack of faith, he being told that God is like a horse & can come believe anything about God that he wants. But someone said that a wife can't instruct or talk about Bible things w/ her husband, so she's afraid of talking to him. [1 Peter 3:1]

Melchizedek & Tithing: Who is Melchizedek & are we required to tithe?
Women keeping silent in the church: What did Paul mean by keeping silence in the churches? [1 Corinthians 14:34]

Women Pastors: What about the verse which says, "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus." [Galatians 3:28]
Devil: Is he literal, a real individual?

Women Pastors: What do you think about women in leadership roles, especially of "executive pastor"? Was Paul just talking about it culturally?
Pastor vs Preaching: What do you think about women preaching the gospel then?

Women Preachers: At the end of the program yesterday, a caller had asked about women preachers, but Steve never had a chance to answer it, & another caller was interested in it herself. [1 Timothy 2:12-14]
BSF (Bible Study Fellowship): What does Steve think of that group? Would they be Dispensationalists?
Dispensationalism: Can Steve please give a brief summary of Dispensationalism.

KJV of the Bible: Are there errors in the KJV of the Bible?
Women Preachers: What is your position on women preachers/ordination? (never gets a chance to answer this Q however)

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

Women Keeping Silent: It almost sounds like it's an absolute that women must remain silent in church, but before & after he says this, he has women speaking. [1 Corinthians 14:33-36]

Women Pastors: Steve says women are not allowed to be pastors, but what if they are gifted in that area? Does God intend to hold them down?

Catholic Church: Caller asks about the Church Fathers, if they said the church was a spiritual institution or not?
Women Pastors: Steve wouldn't attend a church who had a woman pastor, is that true?
Catholic Mass: Has Steve even attended a Catholic Mass? Does it follow the dictates of what Jesus wants?

Women Teaching/Preaching: What does Steve think about women teaching in the church?

The Role of Women in the Church: Steve keeps saying, "Jesus says", Paul says", or "the Bible says", but which is it?

Women Preachers: What is Steve's view about women preachers/pastors?

Women Pastors: What does Steve think of Women Pastors or Women is Leadership roles in the Church?

Women in the Ministry: What does the Bible say about Women Pastors? Women do have a place in ministry, don't they?

Women Preacher & an Atheist Husband: What do you think of a Woman Preacher & her husband being an Atheist?

Women's Role in Church: Are women allowed to teach & preach in church? [1 Corinthians 14:34-35, 1 Timothy 2:11-15, 1 Timothy 3]
Women Preaching: But if a woman is preaching, isn't that just a form of teaching?

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

Women having Authority over Men: Did you say that women having authority over men only applies to the churches of Corinth or of the church today? [1 Timothy 2, 1 Corinthians 14]
Picking & Choosing in the Bible: Caller thinks it dangerous to pick & choose, & he & Steve get in a lengthy discussion about applying customs & specific things Paul said,

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]

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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