Question: Good day, We have a duty roster which I draw up monthly. One month I listed one of the elders as “brother,” which he was not happy with. Is it really such a violation to call you a brother and not an elder? Answer: Actually, the violation is on the elder’s side. Consider that…

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Question: Very often here preachers are referred to as reverend.  Is it correct to refer to a preacher, minister or elder as reverend? Answer: The word reverend indicates that a person is worthy of adoration or reverence, entitled to respect mingled with fear and affection. Such a description would apply to our attitude toward God.…

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Question: Thanks for the answer: Can a church organize tasks without elders? So the risk in this type of set up is that members need not shun their individual responsibilities because tasks have been assigned to one brother to ensure the tasks are done.  I can see the wisdom in organizing; however, there are some…

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