Deacons – Servant Leadership DefinedJuly 5, 2020 / Acts 6:1-7 1 Timothy 3:8-13
Deacons — Servant Leadership Defined
July 5, 2020
The role of every Christian is to serve
The call for Deacons — Acts 6:1–7
Why do we need deacons?
1. The church needs
- Divided churches go nowhere!
- The primary purpose of deacons is to preserve the fellowship of the church.
2. The church needs
“doulos” = servant = deacon
- Meet needs according to the Word
- Support the ministry of the Word
- Unify the body around the Word.
Who is a deacon?
3. A deacon must be .
- He must embrace the mission and help others do the same.
4. A Deacon must have .
Qualifications — 1 Timothy 3:8–13
Questions to consider — Is he…
- Sacrificial giver?
- Devoted to the Word?
- Family man?
Pray for our and
If , be
“The church needs more godly unifiers and servant leaders…
the church needs more deacons!”