Deacon Ministry

Understanding the Office Deacons play an important role in a growing, biblical church. In particular, they provide the kind of service that counteracts the attempts of Satan to disrupt unity and peace within a congregation and spoil its public…

Pastors and Deacons

A Gift from God Jesus Christ assigns the work of Christian ministry to every believer in every church (Eph. 4:12). To equip them for this mutual task, he provides churches with pastors. The New Testament describes pastors as something that…

The Importance of Presence in Ministry

GOING BEYOND PUBLIC GATHERINGS God calls every believer to teach His Word to others at a grassroots level. To motivate and equip them to do this, He provides pastors. These are responsible to “hold nothing back,” devoting themselves to…

The Work of the Ministry

The Early Expansion of the Church What common feature do you find in these excerpts from Acts? “And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient…