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Tried and Tested: The Deacon's Examination

Deacons Examination

So churches need to try and test the character and maturity of their deacon nominees prior to their appointment by the elders, a process that requires time and familiarity. That’s the deacon’s examination....

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Examined By the Assembly: The Deacon's Nomination

Deacons Nomination

Biblical deacons, then, are to be examined by the assembly. That’s at the heart of the deacon’s nomination for office....

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Appreciating the Problem: The Deacon's Definition

Deacons Definition

Deacons, again, are to guard the unity of the church and the ministry of the elders from the demands of practical problems. Appreciating such problems requires the careful definition of each deacon’s role....

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The Fifth Qualification: The Deacon's Purity

Deacons Purity

There is only one qualification Paul mentions to Timothy that is not found in Acts 6, and it is that qualification we now turn to examine: the deacon’s purity....

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