Part 1 of Bob Deffinbaugh’s three-part series exploring the relationship elders have with deacons.Audio File Lecture Outline Detailed Outline
- Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
- What has been your understanding about the role and functioning of deacons in the local church?
- Paul and Barnabas appointed elders, but not deacons in the new churches on their first missionary tour. What do you think would be the problem with appointing deacons in the new churches before appointing elders?
- Find out from the elders and/or deacons of your church whether there is a written policy on the role of deacons in your church and how men become deacons. Is it written down? If so, get a copy and study it, and compare it with the Scripture that has been studied so far on this topic.