Deacons (Part 1)
October 17, 2021 Preacher: Caleb Bunch Series: 1 Timothy
Topic: Deacons Scripture: Acts 6:1-7
Purpose - to care for the physical needs of the Church and the people in the Church. This is to allow the Apostles/Elders to be able to preach the word and evangelize.
3 Points of why Deacons were created
1) Growing Pains - Early church had growing pains and People of need were being left out.
2) Scope of Ministry - Care for the needs for people inside the church.
3) Congregationally apportioned - As the membersship grows, the number of Deacons should increase.
6 Applications for the Congregation
1) Be a servant.
2) Be available.
3) Proactive - reach out to deacons on how you can serve.
4) Be prudent - Only for those who Qaulify
5) Be growing in the faith.
6) Be Gospel driven.
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