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  • Elders And Deacons

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 20, 2015
     | 1,995 views

    The New Testament provides instruction on how the Lord wants His Church to be governed. Two offices are to be found in each mature congregation - Elders and Deacons. This is a brief look at these two offices.

    1. When Paul wrote his Letter to the congregation at Philippi, he addressed it to “all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons” (Philippians 1:1). This verse (with others from the New Testament) indicate that when completely and ...read more

  • The Officers In The Church Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 24, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 7,919 views

    An examination of the offices of elder & deacon from a Baptist perspective.

    WHO RUNS THE CHURCH Part 2: The Ordained Officers of the Church The story is told of a terrible traffic accident. Police officers were called to the scene and when they arrived they found a husband, wife, and 2 children lying unconscious in the car. They pulled them from the car, and as they ...read more

  • Ordination Service

    Contributed by David Rigg on Dec 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,164 views

    Here’s a sermon for the ordination of elders and deacons.

    Ordination Service 1 Timothy 3:1-13 1 This is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop, he desires a good work. 2A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach; 3not given to wine, not ...read more

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

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 19, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,611 views

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

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 28, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,944 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

  • Effective Leaders

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jul 1, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,317 views

    This sermon deals with biblical qualifications for those who desire to be elders and deacons within the church.

    Effective Leaders For Christ 2/28/93 R/87 Text 1 Tim. 3:1-7 1 Sam 16:1-12 John 13:1-17 .ls2 Today we are seeking to ordain on behalf of the entire Presbyterian Church, those men and women that we believe that God has called to ...read more

  • What's This All About?

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jan 14, 2011
     | 2,722 views

    so we've ordained and installed Elders and Deacons. What is this really all about? What are church leaders to do and to be?

    “What’s This All About?” Heb. 13:7-21 So we have ordained and installed another group of Elders and Deacons. I truly believe it’s always a very special time in the life of the newly elected leaders and also in the congregation. But what’s this really all about? ...read more

  • Appointing Godly Leaders Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Dec 2, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 9,093 views

    The Bible is very clear about the test for Elders and Deacons and this morning we’re going to check our answers with Scripture.

    Mrs. Baker, a fifth grade teacher, observed a student in her class flipping a coin as he answered each true/false question on a test. This answer selection method continued all the way through the exam. Mrs. Baker then watched as he went through each question again, pausing to flip the coin each ...read more

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Feb 20, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,368 views

    This message highlights a few comments about elders, deacons, and the congregation.

    Scripture It is our great joy today to ordain and install Doug Knox, who has been duly elected by the communicant members of this congregation, into the office of Ruling Elder; and to ordain and install Garry Gawrych, who also has been duly elected by the communicant members of this ...read more

  • Discipling In The Church Series

    Contributed by Bart Price on Jan 8, 2016
     | 1,812 views

    Now we focus on how important it is to disciple each other within the church in order to help us disciple outside of the church.

    Let’s get to our passage. Turn over to Matthew 28. This passage might be pretty familiar to you, but that’s ok. When you get to Matthew 28, we’ll read verses 19-20. Pay attention to this passage…as it lays the foundation for what we’re studying today. Let’s read ...read more

  • Elders, Deacons, And Deaconesses Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 16, 2015
     | 3,935 views

    Although many church events and ministries are organized informally, God has appointed two kinds of official, recognized leadership for the local church: shepherds and servants, also known as Elders and Deacons (including deaconesses).

    Elders, Deacons, and Deaconesses (I Timothy 3:1-13) 1. Every church is different in some way when it comes to dividing up responsibilities. 2. The little church in the suburbs suddenly stopped buying from its regular office supply dealer. So, the dealer telephoned Deacon Brown to ask why. ...read more

  • The Organization Jesus Built Series

    Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 16, 2014
     | 2,003 views

    This is the second sermon in our "Jesus Built" Series. It examines the pattern that we have in scripture of the organization of Jesus church, universal and local,and talks about how changes in the organization lead to apostasy

  • A Deacon In The Church

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Jul 11, 2014
     | 3,826 views

    What does it mean to be a deacon?

    Within the New Testament Church, there are only two offices for which we receive a list of qualifications. First, is the office of the Elder. There are multiple Greek words which are used for this office including presbuteros and episcopas, but they are all speaking of the same office. ...read more

  • What Does Our Church Government Look Like? Series

    Contributed by Bob Faulkner on Aug 4, 2015
     | 1,693 views

    Are we patterned on Rome, on America, or on the Bible in our church? Who is in charge?

    CHURCH GOVERNMENT If Paul were to visit other American congregations, he might be just as appalled at the male leadership as at the female. He would see that, in the main, congregations are built around one man. And with sorrow he would note that the size of the congregation is in direct ...read more

  • How Does Jesus Organize His Church? Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,298 views

    This sermon examines how Jesus organizes his church into elders, deacons, and the congregation.

    Introduction For the past few Sundays we have been studying the topic of the church. I have been preaching a short series of sermons titled, “Jesus Is Building His Church.” We examined the nature of the church, and made distinctions between a true and a false church. Today, I want to ...read more