What age will everyone be in Heaven?
This week’s Question of the Week: “What age will everyone be in Heaven?”
The Bible does not specifically answer this question. Will babies and children who die still be babies / children in Heaven? What about elderly people who die—do they remain elderly in heaven? Some have guessed that babies are given a resurrection body (1 Corinthians 15:35-49) that is “fast-forwarded” to the “ideal age,” just as those who die at an old age are “re-wound” to the ideal age. This would indicate that there won’t be any children or elderly people in heaven.
Read more - http://www.gotquestions.org/age-Heaven.html
Divorce, remarriage, salvation, and the pastorate
New article: “Is a man who divorced and remarried before coming to Christ eligible to pastor a church?”
The issue of divorced people serving in the ministry (especially the pastorate) is a topic of some deliberation today. We know that divorce is a sin, but we also know that God forgives sin. Making the issue more complex is the consideration of the timing of the divorce. What if the divorce occurred before the person was even saved? Does God hold us accountable for the decisions we made in our “before Christ” life? Should the mistakes made pre-conversion have any bearing on one’s current ministry opportunities?