Harsh Grief, Gentle Hope

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However, if the approval of those in leadership is more important to a person than financial integrity, that person might still feel compelled to give -- even if misuse of funds was involved. American evangelicals shuffle all too often from church to church, following the movements and fancies of the moment, but that’s not what I’m addressing here. A limited few elders are called to labor as workmen in the scriptures so that they provide the church with teaching.� In an ideal setting, the elder teachers should be provided for their basic needs, so that their labors in scripture can be continued.

Pages: 158

Publisher: Navpress Publishing Group (July 1995)

ISBN: 0891099085

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