Andrew won the book giveaway contest for Van Parunak's book, "Except for Fornication: The Teaching of Lord Jesus on Divorce and Remarriage."
When asked if this issue was one reserved for elders or if all believers should be informed of the dilemma, Andrew responded,
"All Christians should know where they stand.
We're currently dealing with a potential divorce situation at our church and
the people who haven't thought much about the issue aren't helping the
I agree with Andrew. As Van stated in the preface to his book, an old professor encouraged his students to know where they stand now, so when they face the issue they will not be struggling to counsel others when they are needed most.
Not being informed of our position on scriptural matters lends more to confusion and poor counsel. Let us be students of the word and study to show ourselves approved workmen.