Church History, Order & Structure:What would you expect from an ideal church structure? [I Timothy 3:1, TItus 1, Matthew 20:26, Mark 10:43, Mtthew 23:8-9, I Thessalonians 5:12, I Corinthians 11:3, 2 Corinthians 1:24].
Nicodemus-Jesus in Heaven Already:Could you explain this confusing statement in John 3, about those who had ascended into heave, and Jesus being in heaven, though He was not. [John 3:13, John 7:37-39].
Congregational Rule & Choosing Elders:Regarding the church servants discussed in Acts 6-they are not really choosing the leaders, so then, should not other leaders choose other leaders and elders, rather than the congregation doing so? [Acts 6:1-15, I Timothy 3].
Christians Subject to the Law:What do you think about Christians having to be subject to the law (of Moses)? Do we still have to obey the commandments? [Romans 8:6-7, Romans 7:12, Romans 8:4, Galatians 5:16, Matthew 22:37-40, Matthew 28:20, John 8:31, I Corinthians 9:20-22, Hebrews 8:13, Hebrews 8:6].
Second Coming (End of the World) & Hell:What should we expect with the "Second Coming"...isn't there going to be total destruction? And what about our loved ones? will they have another chance? [Revelation 21:4, I Corinthians 13:9, Ezekiel 33:11, Ezekiel 33:23]
Disdain for Those That Know Less About Scripture Than I:Sometimes I feel distain for those that have been Christians longer, but use scripture out of context, etc., because I feel that I understand scripture better. How should I deal with this? [I Corinthians 4:7].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit:What is your point of view regarding the "baptism of the Holy Spirit"- is it a one-time event and is "speaking in tongues" the evidence? Recommended topical lecture; "Charisma & Character." [Acts 1:5, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:4].
Imagining Seeing Jesus:What do you think about a pastor that asks you to imagine things happening seeing and being with Jesus? Recommended book, "The Beautiful Side of Evil" by Johanna Michaelsen. [Matthew 5:27-28, Acts 16:6-10].
Reconciling contradiction-Forgiveness vs Repayment:How do you reconcile scripture that says our sins are forgiven and others that say that we will be held accountable for what we have done? [Colossians 3:25, Colossians 1:14, Matthew 5, I Corinthians 7:17-24, Ephesians 6:5-9].
Government Involvement in Marriage:In contrast to what you said about the state being the last place for Christians to look to, isn't the first role of government for good is to uphold and enforce marriage? [I Peter 2:14].