Higher education was strongly discouraged even up to the 1970’s, and 2x2s who attended anyway were looked down upon. They are totally against attending a Seminary. 1910: “It is not necessary for any of us to go to college to be able to walk in the way of Jesus or to teach that way. Jesus ..
Faith Lines is preaching without a fixed salary and without appealing for donations, using Matthew 10 as a guide and solely trusting God to meet needs. In January, 1899, John Long was the first to go preach independently on Faith Lines—before Wm. Irvine, Ed Cooney, George Walker or any other worker. Worker Quote: Faith Lines ..
Workers preach in same sex pairs. For many years they were called companions. Now they also refer to each other as an associate, or ..
See Hirelings. Matt 7:15: Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are raveni..
Fields are designated geographical areas to which the Head Worker of an area assigns a pair of same sex Workers under his supervision. One worker, usually the elder, is designated as the senior Worker in the pair. Fields are reassigned periodically, usually once a year, with some workers moving to another field, while others may ..
They term most frequently use to refer to their ministers is Workers. They are also referred to as servants of the Lord, missionaries, ministers, evangelists, preachers and fellow laborers (all these terms refer to the same role/position). All active 2×2 ministers are said to be: in the Work. Acts 13:2 – As they ministered to ..
Their male preachers are called: Brother Workers, Workers, Servants of God, Evangelists, Ministers, Missionaries, Preachers. All these terms refer to the same role/position. Acts 2:18 – And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall..
An Overseer is a Brother Worker who is responsible for and supervises the Head Workers assigned to a region (territory, state, province, etc.) Countries also have Overseers. Overseers have different styles of administration. Some are authoritarian, some legalistic, while others are more relaxed and allow the members to let the Holy Spirit to guide them. ..
The Harvest Field is all the people in the world who are not saved. The Workers hear the call to labor and volunteer to preach. The first to profess in an area are called the firstfruits (Rom 8:23). Luke 10:2 – Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are ..
The Head Worker within each state/province is always a male. He person creates the Workers List for his state, assigns Workers under his responsibility to their companions and Fields. The Head Worker reports to an Overseer who supervises several states/..