Bible study questions for Lesson 4 of my series entitled Christian Fundamentals.

Answer the following questions with Scripture. (Download a PDF version of these questions here.)

Church Organization

1. What roles did Jesus establish within the church?


2. Why did Jesus setup these roles?


3. Are shepherds, pastors, bishops, presbyters, overseers, and elders the same or different roles?


4. What can we learn about the following from the Old Testament:

a. Elders?


b. Shepherds?


5. What is the purpose of shepherds in the church?


6. What does the word deacon mean?


7. Who are presbyters to oversee?


8. Must there be multiple pastors in a congregation?


9. List the qualifications for a bishop.


10. What does the word “deacon” mean?


11. List the qualifications for a deacon.


12. Can a woman be a deacon?

13. What are evangelists responsible for doing?


14. Did Jesus assign some to be pulpit preachers?


15. Where does the term "pulpit" come from?


16. Is there a NT example(s) of a preacher preaching to Christians?


17. Does GOD expect Christians from other congregations/cities/areas to communicate?

Author Info
Tim Harris
Author: Tim Harris
About Me
Tim Harris is a Christian writer and teacher currently living in Montgomery, Alabama. He is married to Holly and they have two children. Tim and Holly have hosted a house church since 2010. Tim started in 2010 to promote the full gospel, encourage other Christians hungry to develop a deeper relationship with GOD, and create a reusable library of spiritual content.

Are you hungry for more?

    – Get fed weekly with our encouraging and challenging emails.

    – Become a patron and download video and audio lessons, slides, Bible study discussion questions and more.

Recent posts