Question: I need to ask you about what a person should be baptized for. I was baptized. My reasons were: for the washing of sins, to confirm my faith in Jesus, because it was a commanded, and because it’s necessary for salvation. And the pastor baptized me in the name of Jesus Christ. Was it valid,…

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Question: I am a young woman. I was wondering, what do you think about women having to submit to female leadership or authority within the church? I feel at times that this is not something that is strictly required or expressed in words, but this is something that on more or less, silently, at least…

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Question: Is it wrong for the husband to cook instead of the wife? It appears that it is the role of the wife, but at the same time, we see that men clearly cooked in the Old Testament, such as Esau was told to cook by his father. I know you might think, “It’s in…

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Question: Can you tell me your belief or understanding of the Bible on whether a woman can or cannot baptize someone? Answer: “And I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man, but to be in silence” (I Timothy 2:12). The problem is that baptism is done with the…

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Question: I understand why women are not to lead singing in worship services. My question is:  Can a woman stand before the congregation and sign for the deaf during singing?  If she could do this, could she also sign for the preacher or for anyone else? Thank you. Answer: The command in I Timothy 2:11-12…

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Question: My wife and I have been to the congregation there in La Vista.  We really enjoyed it and found it to be a true church.  We have been having a problem locally with the verse in I Timothy 2 about the women being silent.  I read your article on that subject.  We are experiencing…

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Question: I appreciate you posting the Questions and Answers to Facebook. I think it is an excellent resource for evangelism and a great way to draw attention to it. I was reviewing the answer “My congregation is becoming more unscriptural. Should I find another one?” you posted on Facebook to this fellow’s question about a woman…

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Question: My home congregation is slowly beginning to make some unscriptural moves. I have been told by another gospel preacher that my home congregation has a bad reputation. Our evangelist holds an erroneous view on marriage, divorce, and remarriage. He believes that Christ’s covenant is for Christians only and that since an alien sinner didn’t…

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