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mature Church member

Donald N. Bastian

mature Church member

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Published by Light and Life Press in Winona Lake, IN .
Written in English


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Statementby Donald N. Bastian
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LC ClassificationsBX"8417"B37
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv , 177 p
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21168736M


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1 Timothy ; Titus ). Elders must be self-controlled, sensible, holy, and hospitable. They can't be drunkards or bullies or money-grubbers. Elders must be "above reproach." 5. Elders should model godliness. The elders' character matters because. Thabiti M. Anyabwile (MS, North Carolina State University) serves as a pastor at Anacostia River Church in Washington, DC, and is the author of numerous books.

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