The Hands of a Deacon

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How do we know who to identify as deacons? The Bible gives us a clear picture of the kind of man who should serve the church in this role. Pastor Eric tries to show from Paul’s words to Timothy that the deacon is identifiable through his reputation, discipline, doctrine, and family. 1 Timothy 3:8-13 8 Deacons likewise must be dignified, not …

The Heart of a Deacon

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What kind of man should be appointed by the church to serve as a deacon? In this sermon, Pastor Eric shows how the Bible answers that question. Acts 6:1-7 6 Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. 2 And the twelve …