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Teaching God's Word is something we take very seriously (James 3:1). Therefore, we ask all potential Truth For The World teachers to fill out this questionnaire to ensure that truth will be taught. If you are interested in helping us in this way, please fill it out and we will get in touch with you.

This questionnaire is also for any volunteers who would like to help as translators and transcribers. Let us know below which ways you'd be interested in volunteering!


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Gender: Male / Female

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Name & address of the church or congregation where you worship:

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If you want to be a BCC teacher, what method of teaching would you like to do?

Important Note:

Please read each question very carefully and answer it honestly according to your understanding of the Bible.

...but sanctify in your hearts Christ as Lord: being ready always to give answer to every man that asketh you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, yet with meekness and fear... (1 Peter 3:15)

1. Do you believe in the full verbal {word} inspiration of the Bible?
Yes No
(READ: 2 Sam. 23:2; Jer. 1:9; I Cor. 2:9-13; 1 Thess. 2:13; 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:20-21)
2. Do you believe the New Testament is God’s law for His people today?
Yes No
(READ: Col. 2:14; Heb. 7:12; 8:6-13)
3. Do you believe we need any book or law in addition to the New Testament to guide the church?
Yes No
(READ: John 12:48; 2 John 9-11; Jude 3; Rev. 22:18-19)
4. Do you believe we must have authority from the Scriptures {New Testament} for everything we do and teach in the church today?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 28:18; Gal. 1:6-9; 1 Thess. 5:21)
5. Do you believe Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God who was born of Mary while she was still a virgin?
Yes No
(READ: Isa. 7:14; Matt. 1:22-23; Luke 1:26-35; John 3:16; Gal. 4:4-5)
6. Do you believe that the same Jesus who died and was buried in the tomb arose from the dead after three days?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 16:21; Matt. 28:1-8; John 20:24-29; Rom. 1:4; 1 Cor. 15:1-20)
7. Do you believe Jesus is coming again to raise the dead, judge all who have ever lived, and destroy the earth?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 25:31-46; John 5:28-29; 1 Thess. 4:13-5:7; 2 Pet. 3:10)
8. Do you believe that you will have to stand before the Lord to be judged on that day?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 25:31-46; Acts 17:30-31; Acts 24:25; Rom. 14:12; 2 Cor. 5:10)
9. Do you believe people who have never heard of Jesus Christ will be saved?
Yes No
(READ: John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Eph. 1:3; 2 Thess. 1:6-10; 1 John 5:11-12)
10. Do you believe that the church of Christ began in Jerusalem on the first Pentecost after Jesus returned to Heaven?
Yes No
(READ: Isa. 2:2-3; Dan. 2:44; Joel 2:28-32; Acts 2)
11. Do you believe the church of Christ is a denomination {man-made church}?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 16:18; Acts 2:36-47; Rom. 16:16; Eph. 4:4-6)
12. Do you believe the people in denominations {man-made churches} will be saved?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 7:13-14; Matt. 7:21-23; Matt. 15:13; Eph. 1:22-23; Eph. 4:4-6; Eph. 5:23)
13. Do you believe the church and the kingdom are the same?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 16:18-19; Matt. 26:29; 1 Cor. 11:23-30)
14. Do you believe that God created the heavens and the earth and everything in them including mankind in six actual days {24 hour time periods}?
Yes No
(READ: Gen. 1:1-2:2; Exodus 20:11; Psa. 33:6,9)
15. Do you believe that churches of Christ can cooperate in both evangelism and benevolence {helping the poor} as long as they do not form unscriptural organizations?
Yes No
(READ: Acts 11:22-30; 2 Cor. 8 and 9; 2 Cor. 11:8)
16. Do you believe homes to care for widows and orphans can be supported out of the church treasury?
Yes No
(READ: Gal. 6:10; 1 Tim. 5:3-16; James 1:27)
17. Do you believe it is Scriptural to help poor people who are not members of the church of Christ?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 5:43-48; Luke 10:25-37; 2 Cor. 9:13; Gal. 6:10)
18. Do you believe it is Scriptural to have several small congregations {sometimes called “house churches”} under one eldership?
Yes No
(READ: Acts 14:23; Phil. 1:1; 1 Pet. 5:1-4)
19. Do you believe we are saved by the grace of God?
Yes No
(READ: Eph. 2:8-10; Tit. 2:11-14)
20. Do you believe we are saved by grace without obeying the commands of God?
Yes No
(READ: Gal. 5:6; Eph. 2:8-10; Heb. 5:8-9; James 2:14-26)
21. Do you believe that a Christian can fall away and be lost?
Yes No
(READ: 1 Cor. 10:1-12; Gal. 5:4; Heb. 3:12-13; 2 Pet. 2:20-22)
22. Do you believe the miracles of the Bible {turning water to wine, raising the dead, healing the sick, etc.} actually happened?
Yes No
(READ: Mark 16:17-20; John 3:1-2; John 20:30-31; Heb. 2:1-4)
23. Do you believe that miracles such as those in the Bible are still happening today?
Yes No
(READ: 1 Cor. 13:8-13; 2 Tim 3:16-17; James 1:25)
24. Do you believe the Holy Spirit teaches, guides, and influences Christians today separate and apart from the Word of God?
Yes No
(READ: Eph. 5:18-19; Col. 3:16; Eph. 6:17)
25. Do you believe lost souls will be punished forever and ever in Hell?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 25:41,46; Rev. 14:11; Rev. 21:8)
26. Do you believe that Christ’s teaching on marriage, divorce, and remarriage applies to everyone in the world?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 5:31-32; Matt. 19:3-12; Mark 10:2-12; Luke 16:18)
27. Do you believe that fornication {having sexual relations with anyone who is not your own husband or wife} is the only cause for divorce?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 19:9)
28. Do you believe that only the person who is innocent {has not had sexual relations with anyone other than his own husband/wife} has the right to divorce and remarry?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 19:9)
29. Do you believe it is Scriptural {according to the teaching of God’s Word} to marry anyone who has been put away (divorced) because of fornication (except in the case where the offended party and the offender are reconciled to one another)?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 19:9 and 1 Cor. 7:11)
30. Do you believe it is Scriptural for Christians to sing praises to God with the accompaniment of mechanical instruments of music {drums, guitars, pianos, organs, etc}?
Yes No
(READ: Eph. 5:19; Col. 3:16-17; Heb. 13:15)
31. Do you believe it is Scriptural to whistle, hum, clap, or to imitate the sound of instruments in our worship to God?
Yes No
(READ: Eph. 5:19; Col. 3:16-17; Heb. 13:15)
32. Do you believe it is Scriptural to have special singing groups {choirs, quartets, trios, duets, or solos} in worship in place of, or in addition to, the singing of the whole congregation?
Yes No
(READ: Eph. 5:19; Col. 3:16)
33. Do you believe that congregations must withdraw fellowship from unfaithful members?
Yes No
(READ: Rom. 16:17-18; 1 Cor. 5:1-13; Eph. 5:11; 2 Thess. 3:6; Tit. 3:10-11)
34. Do you believe that women may preach, teach, lead singing or prayers or otherwise have the rule over men in assemblies for worship?
Yes No
(READ: 1 Tim. 2:1-15)
35. Do you believe that women may serve as preachers, elders, or deacons with God’s approval?
Yes No
(READ: I Tim. 2:1-15; 1 Tim. 3:2,11; Tit. 2:15)
36. Do you believe it is Scriptural to take the Lord’s Supper on days other than the first day of the week?
Yes No
(READ: Luke 24:1-12; Acts 2; Acts 20:1-7; 1 Cor. 16:2; Rev. 1:10)
37. Do you believe it is Scriptural for the church of Christ to raise money for its work and activities by selling pies and cakes, washing cars, sponsoring members in races or walking contests, or engaging in business?
Yes No
(READ: 1 Cor. 16:1-2; 2 Cor. 8 & 9)
38. Do you believe one can drink alcoholic drinks {beer, wine, whiskey, etc.} in any amount for any reason other than for medicine and be pleasing to God?
Yes No
(READ: Prov. 20:1; Prov. 23:29-35; Hab. 2:15; Gal. 5:19-21; Eph. 5:18)
39. Do you believe Christians can use tobacco {smoke, chew, or dip} in any form and be pleasing to God?
Yes No
(READ: 1 Cor. 6:19-20)
40. Do you believe it is right for Christians to use non-prescribed drugs {such as marijuana, heroin, cocaine, LSD, speed, barbiturates, dagga, etc.} for pleasure?
Yes No
(READ: 1 Cor. 1:19-20; Gal. 5:19-21; Eph. 5:18)
41. Do you believe it is right for Christians to engage in dancing which causes those of the opposite sex to have lustful thoughts?
Yes No
(READ: 1 Cor. 1:19-20; Gal. 5:19-21; Eph. 5:18)
42. Do you believe it is right for Christians to appear in public partly naked {men without shirts or in swim trunks; women in short shorts and halters [bra] short skirts or tight fitting jeans}, which causes those of the opposite sex to have lustful thoughts?
Yes No
(READ: Matt. 5:27-28; Gal. 5:19-21; 1 Tim. 2:9)
43. Do you believe baptism is immersion {burial in water} for the remission {forgiveness} of sins, and is necessary in order for one to be saved?
Yes No
(READ: Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; Acts 22:16; Rom. 6:3-4; Gal. 3:26-27; 1 Pet. 3:21)
44. Do you believe homosexuality {having sexual relations with those of the same sex} is approved by God?
Yes No
(READ: Rom. 1:26-32; 1 Cor. 6:9-11; Gal. 5:19-21; Jude 7)
45. Do you believe that abortion is approved by God?
Yes No
(READ: Jeremiah 1:5; Exodus 21:22-23)
46. Do you believe that singing during the Lord’s Supper is Scriptural?
Yes No
(READ: Colossians 3:17; Romans 10:17)

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