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Does Paul Say That Men Without Kids Can’t Be Pastors?

host Adriel Sanchez aired June 13, 2022

Episode 987 Show Notes 

From the Show

For pastors who have families, one of the ways you can gage their qualifications for the ministry is how they care for their families. If they are not caring for their family well, how can they care for and shepherd the church?

Adriel Sanchez

Does Paul Say That Men Without Kids Can’t Be Pastors?

Questions in this Episode

  1. Can we pray for God to punish those in government who are hurting citizens?
  2.  Do 1 Timothy 3:4 and Titus 1:6 prohibit men without children from serving as elders?
  3. Is missionary dating ok if the person believes in a “higher power”?
  4. What does Romans 9 teach about election?

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Adriel Sanchez

Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a host on the Core Christianity radio program, a live, daily call-in talk show where he answers listeners' questions about the Bible and the Christian faith. He and his wife Ysabel live in San Diego with their five children.

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