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Deacons: Role, Qualifications, and Responsibilities

Deacon Role: Why does a church appoint deacons? 1. The office of deacon is one of two offices given in the New Testament (Phil 1:1): a. Elders/pastors/overseers - oversee doctrine, discipline, and direction. Elders serve as the spiritual under-shepherds who persist in sound teaching, prayer, and shepherding (Titus 1:5-9; 1 Tim 3:1-7; Heb 13:17). b. Deacons - take ...

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