Posts tagged with ‘service’

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Have You Heard of Him?

by Matthew

If I had to guess, I’d bet you don’t know the name Maurice Hilleman. Even though you’ve never heard of him, there’s a pretty good chance that you’re here today because of him. Dr. Hilleman (1919-2005) was an American microbiologist who is credited with saving more lives than any other scientist in the 20th century. […]

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.

Use It for God!

by Matthew

You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance. I Timothy 3:10 Satan can turn a good trait into a bad trait by getting us to emphasize the wrong things. Achievement is a good word. But when we use it to squeeze others dry we have fallen into Satan’s trap.  Relationship […]

Deacons: Special Servants at Burns

by Matthew

(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 […]