Requirements and Discipline
This line is a fundamental part of any organization, however small it may be. Each member will participate to the extent of their submission to the requirements and discipline to fulfill divine purposes. (Hebrews 12: 13)
Based on the discipline manifested, you can count on the success and support of God where he wants to use us. (1 Timothy 3:13)
General Leadership Requirements and Responsibilities
Among the qualities expected of every participant in the ministry of the Pentecostal Church John 14: 6 are the following:
- Total surrender to Jesus Christ as Savior of his life.
- Perseverance in the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Maturity and good testimony inside and outside the church.
- To lead in integrity with God and with his fellow men.
- It is required, to be a worshiper. (Matthew 4:10)
- Keep a solid family life.
- Be consistent in activities; of the church.
- Be knowledgeable and give evidence and fidelity to the doctrine,
- principles and philosophy of the church and its interests.
- Be an example before the congregation in their economic responsibilities fulfilling, with their Tithes and Offerings.
- Participate in all activities and programs of spiritual projections and growth of the church.
- Availability of time to fulfill responsibilities; They were; Assign
- Participate in all training and leadership training.
- To participate in the holy supper, to quit is questioned.
- Precede your local privileges and activities before any other activity outside our ministry.
- Total submission to the liturgical and doctrinal system of the church. All church programs must conform to the general work plan and must be presented to the general pastor for approval.
- Funds from all groups will be channeled through the church administration
- Character of service: (I Titus 3: 1-13; Titus 1: 5-9), Have good conduct, spirituality and intellectual ability. (Acts 6: 3-5)
- May it serve with gratitude, fear and reverence. (Hebrews 12:28)
- Let them serve as goodwill as the Lord and not men. (Ephesians 6: 7,8)
- May it serve the Lord alone. (Matthew 4:10).
- Each member of the ministry John 14: 6 must be willing to learn and to discipline himself in his general conduct as an individual and to act with all discretion to have a healthy development in the teaching that God gives us. (I Timothy 4: 11,12, Titus 2: 7).
- By the functions of each of the elements in the Ministry John 14: 6 requires permanent obedience to the Lord, as well as to his delegates by the pastor. Titus 3:11; 1 Thessalonians 5: 12-13
- Speaking of discipline speaks of regulations and rules and subjection to them; Taking into account that we are part of the body of Christ and with a specific function in the work of the Lord, to minister to the Lord and to be examples of the congregation.
Fouls that merit discipline
- Fornication and adultery.
- Rebellion to the authorities in any level that the person is.
- Reprehensible conduct of bad witness proven.
- Irresponsibility manifested in the fulfillment of the tasks assigned and that puts at risk the good name of the Pentecost Church John 14: 6
- Division and any serious form of disloyalty.
- Stinking, dishonesty or provocation.
- Frequent places that endanger Christian witness.
Applicable disciplinary measures
- Temporary or permanent suspension of assigned ministry or responsibility.
- Deauthorization to serve in aspects such as: Directing, testifying or participating in any other spiritual and ministerial office.
- Withdrawal of membership in case of recidivism.
- In all disciplinary measures, the application of the following steps will be sought.
- Repentance and forgiveness. Acts. 3:19
- Concierge for catering.
- Measures applied to the particular situation.
- Sample of repentance and changes. Matthew 3: 8
Note: Recidivists who show no interest in overcoming their status will be withdrawn from their membership and will be permanently separated from their positions, privileges as the case may be.
“Therefore, when we receive an unshakable kingdom, let us have gratitude, and through it we may serve God by pleasing him with fear and reverence” (Heb 12:28)