Posts tagged with ‘church words’

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Church Words 101

by Matthew

Sometimes at church we throw around words that mean a lot to us—but they may not mean much to you. This month, I’d like to share a glossary of church words and terms to help you better understand what we say and do.

The Son of Man Didn’t Come to be Deaconed, but to Deacon

by Matthew

The word deacon is one of those words that we have a lot of baggage attached to and it is difficult for us to go back to the Bible for our understanding. What pops into our minds when a word is used is conditioned by our own experiences and background. Pastor is one of those words. When the word is used a certain idea, based on past experiences, pops into our minds. Depending on our background the word deacon is likewise fraught with imbedded ideas.