Source of contention

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Should these things be a source of division in the body of Christ?

  1. How Communion is served?

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Speaking in tongues with interpretation?

    2 vote(s)
    8.3%
  3. Speaking in tongues without interpretation?

    9 vote(s)
    37.5%
  4. Length of hair on men

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Length of hair on women

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. What is worn to church, beyond the issue of modesty

    1 vote(s)
    4.2%
  7. Whether or not one attends Sunday School

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Persons who are divorced serving in positions of authority

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Mode of baptism. as long as it is believer's baptism.

    5 vote(s)
    20.8%
  10. None of the above should be devisive.

    7 vote(s)
    29.2%
  1. SaggyWoman

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    Should these things be a source of contention in the body of Christ?

    (by marking them, you think they should.)
     
  2. Ulsterman

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    I'm afraid the poll only allows us to choose one option, I am assuming we are allowed multiple choices.
     
  3. underscoretim

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    none of the above
     
  4. Surfer Joe

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    I think the only thing that should be a source of contention is speaking in tongues without interpretation. If one wants to speak in tongues out loud so everyone else can hear they thus show that they believe God is behind it. If God is behind it, He will likewise have someone to interpret it. All the rest should not be sources of contention I believe.
     
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    Oops. It should have been multiple choice.

    Redo.
     
  6. Squire Robertsson

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    I agree. For me, serious division arises (i.e. at the denominational level) with tounges of any sort and mode of baptism. If you dunk, you're a Baptist. If you don't, you ain't.
     
  7. mcdirector

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    I agree on the tongues without interpretation - that's huge IMHO.

    Baptism - Like Squire said, dunking is part of what makes us Baptist.
    Divorce is another sticky issue, but so much comes into play - how long ago was it, how many times, repentance, divorced vs divorcer, etc.


    But really! Contention? In a Baptist church? Ach - say it ain't so ;)
     

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