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Deaconesses

Deaconesses

A Christian leader was once scheduled to speak at a big event when he became ill. Despite all of his attempts to get better, he had to cancel his engagement but, before he did, he sent his sponsors the notes from his message. They were very short and contained only one word: "OTHERS." The Bible is very clear that the Christian life is all about others. In the words of Mat...

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1 Timothy 3:8-13

1 Timothy 3;8-13

A new deacon once asked his pastor what he should do in his first day in office. He had never served in this role before and he wanted to get off to a good start so he asked the pastor how he should begin. The reply was simple: "You are a deacon now so go deak!" That might be a little silly but the point is well taken. The office of deacon is not complicated. The Greek wo...

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