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Can LDS women be Sunday School Presidents?

To preface my answer, not all Church policy is shaped by doctrine. Some policies are practical. For example --- and this is just speculation --- it could be to relieve some burden from the women who, ...
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Does anything different happen during General Conference when there's a new president?

Replacing the president of the Church is a special thing. I addressed the process of calling a new prophet in this answer. That process is different than what would be used to call, for example, a ...
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Who are the leaders of the Jehovah's Witnesses church?

Update: Since this question was originally asked, two new members have joined the Governing Body: BREAKING NEWS | Two New Members of the Governing Body We are pleased to inform you that two ...
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Are there a specific set of educational qualifications for a person to become a Catholic Priest, Bishop, Archbishop, Cardinal, and Pope?

Are there a specific set of educational qualifications for a person to become a Catholic Priest, Bishop, Archbishop, Cardinal, and Pope? Let us start with the requirements for becoming a Catholic ...
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In a congregationalist church, who is in charge and what does this imply for women in authoritative roles?

This article https://www.baptistdistinctives.org/resources/articles/congregational-church-governance/ by ‘Baptist Distinctives’ is specifically about Congregational Church Governance. Here is a brief ...
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What is the Biblical basis for the husband being the main/(sole) provider?

The role of leadership is spiritual and the role of provider is material. Before we go any further we should put 1 Tim 5:8 into context to establish the principle involved. Here is a partial quote [...
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In a congregationalist church, who is in charge and what does this imply for women in authoritative roles?

"If we drew a hierarchy diagram we would see the congregation at the top, directly above the church leaders" Most Baptists would draw a flat diagram, maybe with elders above the congregation,...
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How do I keep a small-group discussion focused?

Just a few tips... Never tell someone something when you can have them discover the answer themselves by asking a question. To lead a group it helps to have a ton of questions written down. Start ...
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How does the leadership structure within the Eastern Orthodox Church work?

How does the leadership structure within the Eastern Orthodox Church work? Orthodoxy within Christianity refers to acceptance of the doctrines defined by various creeds and ecumenical councils in ...
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Do The Original Houses of Numbers Still Exist?

A few known facts: The tribe of Levi was not allowed to be counted: "But the Levites were not numbered among them by their fathers’ tribe; for the LORD had spoken to Moses, saying: Only the ...
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Which Christian churches have an entirely unpaid/lay clergy?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Commonly called "Mormons") As a member, I enjoy paying tithing to the Church that is used to fund the building of the Kingdom of God on Earth: "...
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