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A Noble Task

1 Timothy 3:1-13 both begins and ends with a statement praising the offices of elder and deacon. “If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task” and “those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and also great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.” We […]

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What Does a Deacon Do?

The word “deacon” means servant. At first we may be tempted toward excitement that the church has servants. Maybe it is like having a butler! If the church has official servants, then the rest of us are off the hook in terms of serving right? Wrong. You do not have to read very far in […]

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