The purpose of this manual is to guide deacons in the profound but delightful ministry the Bible has defined for them.
The teacher's guide includes teaching notes, filled-in student notes, and data CD with PowerPoints and transparency masters.
The following topics are addressed:
Important Philosophy of Ministry Issues
Biblical Description of the Deacon's Ministry
Biblical Qualifications for the Position of Deacons
Victorious Living Under Imperfect Authority
Responsibilities for Deacons
Deacon's Care Ministry
The Deacons' Meeting
About the author:
Dr. Robert Smith (1929-2021) was a physician; Association of Certified Biblical Counselor’s board member, fellow; and member of the ACBC Academy. Dr. Smith was a conference speaker and co-founder, instructor, and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries. He authored The Christian Counselor’s Medical Desk Reference; Authority Issues; Fibromyalgia; Biblical Principles of Sex; Deacon Training Manual; and Life After Divorce as well as other works.