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by pjane3
Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Widowed Elders
Replies: 11
Views: 16031

Widowed Elders

m273p15c,

You are making very valid points using Scriptures and for that I am very grateful. Your words are giving me the confidence I need to "breach" this subject with them. According to 1 Tim 5:19, I should have at least one other person with me, shouldn't I, as a witness?
by pjane3
Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Widowed Elders
Replies: 11
Views: 16031

Widowed Elders

Thank you for your clear and candid reply!

This is not an easy subject for me. We have two widowed elders, one just recently. As a woman, can I talk privately with the elders in question and express my concerns without usurping authority over them?
by pjane3
Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Widowed Elders
Replies: 11
Views: 16031

Widowed Elders

Thank you for the link! I had read it earlier. What is confusing me is the phrase "the husband of one wife." Does that mean since he was the husband of one wife before she passed that he still is considered one after her passing? Or is he considered single like someone who has never been married bef...
by pjane3
Tue Jul 03, 2007 7:38 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Widowed Elders
Replies: 11
Views: 16031

Widowed Elders

Are widowed elders still qualified since basically they are single now? Scriptures please!
by pjane3
Tue Jul 03, 2007 7:19 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: pjane3
Replies: 0
Views: 6118

pjane3

Where did you grow up? I was born in Chicago but raised in Northeast Tennessee. How did you come to be interested in spiritual things? My mom was the one that influenced me the most. She started taking me to church when I was very very young. Later, in my teens, my mom converted my dad and he also ...