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.
(Deacons) who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus. I Timothy 3:13 Deacons in the church serve in various capacities to help the flock function. They are usually assigned special tasks to make sure that the church operates well and that members’ needs are met. They […]