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  • Deacon Ordination

    Contributed by Oris Hubbard on Mar 15, 2001
    based on 320 ratings
     | 15,413 views

    A deacon ordination / installation service. Add your own sermon.

    Deacon Ordination Service [Name of Deacon Candidate], this morning you stand before God and this church as having been duly elected [or appointed] to the office of deacon. You are a man that God has chosen to serve His Church as a spiritual leader and example of the believers. This office is ...read more

  • The Qualifications Of Deacons

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 6, 2004
    based on 174 ratings
     | 13,172 views

    A message concerning the calling and responsibilities of Deacons.

    The Qualifications of a Deacon July 13, 2003 1 Timothy 3:8-13 Sunday AM Intro: “Everything rises and falls on Leadership.” Setting: The Ephesian church had been blessed w/ great leadership. Acts 20 tells us it was founded by Paul who later turned it over to Timothy. During his time in ...read more

  • The Role Of Deacons

    Contributed by Bishop Robert Mckenzie on Jul 29, 2005
    based on 97 ratings
     | 10,395 views

    A look at the biblical role of deacons in the churh

    The First Deacons July 13, 1997 Coy Wylie The Role of Deacons The First Deacons Acts 6:1-7. 1. In a few weeks our church will select, ordain and install some men in our deacon body. As we shall learn from this passage, deacons are a vital asset to any church. As your pastor, I don’t want you ...read more

  • The Ministry Of The Deacon

    Contributed by Gerald Cornelius on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 256 ratings
     | 13,089 views

    What scripture says about the role of deacon.

    THE MINISTRY OF THE DEACON TEXT: ACTS 6;1-6, I TIMOTHY 3:8-13 Introduction Let’s begin with a question. Is the deacon ministry necessary and valid in today’s church? A fellow pastor in another state said that he didn’t have deacons in his church and would not permit the church to ordain any ...read more

  • The Deacon And The Drunkard

    Contributed by Robert Warren on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 2,799 views

    Based on the Pharisee and the publican, this sermon urges us to not judge but find our righteousness in God’s eyes.

    "The Deacon and the Drunkard" Luke 18:9-14 October 28th, 2001 Robert Warren Luke 18:9-14: To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. ...read more

  • Deacons Modeling Biblical Leadership

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Apr 18, 2005
    based on 69 ratings
     | 7,332 views

    A challenge for effective deacon leadership

    God’s Glorious Church Deacons: Modeling Biblical Leadership 1 Timothy 3:8-13 Woodlawn Baptist Church April 17, 2005 Introduction “Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre; holding the mystery of the faith in a pure ...read more

  • Deacons Leading In Church Ministry

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Apr 23, 2005
    based on 143 ratings
     | 11,854 views

    Four lessons to help us better value the ministry of deacons in our church.

    God’s Glorious Church Deacons Leading in Church Ministry Acts 6:1-7 Woodlawn Baptist Church April 24, 2005 Introduction A rather pompous-looking deacon was working hard to impress upon a class of boys the importance of living the Christian life. “Why do people call me a Christian?” the ...read more

  • God's Special Servants: Deacons

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Sep 6, 2003
    based on 126 ratings
     | 11,331 views

    Appointing Deacons reminds us of the challenges God has given to all of us to follow Christ closely and work for his cause.

    God’s Special Servants: Deacons I found this interesting illustration that is appropriate to today’s celebration of our new deacons… **Bruce Larson, in his book "Wind and Fire," points out some interesting facts about Sandhill Cranes: He says: These large birds, who fly great distances ...read more

  • A Church Full Of Deacons Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 5, 2006
    based on 83 ratings
     | 10,094 views

    Study of 3 levels of "diakonos" = deacons / servants in the Scriptures. Can be used for ordination. Link included to formatted text, handout, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    A Church Full of Deacons Acts 6:1-6 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/ChurchFullOfDeacons.html It’s a shame that if I were to ask what are the two offices in the church, somebody would say, "I know, Jerry’s and Jeremy’s." The real answer is Pastor and Deacon. Some don’t know who their deacons ...read more

  • Deacon Ordination Charge

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on May 25, 2006
    based on 88 ratings
     | 62,500 views

    This sermon is a charge to the deacons at an ordination service.

    Deacon Ordination Charge Acts 6:3 Introduction This morning this church has gathered together to ordain the following two men – C. E. and J. O. – as deacons. The term “Deacon” is a term which is our English transliteration of the Greek word diakonos. This Greek word is found 29 times ...read more

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 28, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,834 views

    This sermon briefly examines the qualifications and duties of elders and deacons serving the congregation.

    Scripture It is our great joy today to ordain and install one man, who has been duly elected by the members of this congregation, into the office of Deacon. The church is a living community of people redeemed by Jesus Christ. No one is more visible to the watching world than those who are in ...read more

  • Can A Deacon Deac? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 19, 2010
    based on 49 ratings
     | 30,163 views

    The Bible tells us very little about what Deacons were and what they did. And when these men do their jobs correctly they can become the most important leaders in the Church. What should a deacon do? And how does he become so important to God?

    OPEN: Back in 1964 Leicester Hemingway (the little brother of author Ernest Hemingway) made a decision. He was tired of following the rules of human governments and so he decided create his own kingdom. He built an 8 by 30 foot floating bamboo platform 7 miles off the coast of Jamaica and anchored ...read more

  • Deacons: Servants Of The Church

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 168 ratings
     | 6,390 views

    Thesis: Deacons are spiritual leaders who share a concern for the needs of the church with the elders and work under their guidance. Intro.: 1. Earlier this year this congregation appointed its first group of elders. a. Watershed event in our history. b. Reflective of our desire to ...read more

  • The Deacon Who Was Devoted To Jesus

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 208 ratings
     | 13,015 views

    Written anonymously on the walls of a medieval castle were the following words: You call me Master and Obey me not. You call me Light and See me not. You call me the Way and Walk me not. You call me Life and Desire me not. You call me Wise and Follow me not. You call me Fair and Love me me not. ...read more

  • Why We All (Especially The Elders) Need Deacons Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 19, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,570 views

    God loves us by equipping and calling deacons to serve us.

    Scripture Introduction A guy dies, arrives at the Pearly Gates, and (as always in stories like this), St. Peter is there and asks him to relate a good deed he had done. He thinks for a moment then says, “Well, there was the time I was driving down a road when I saw a group of hoodlums harassing ...read more