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 is a retired physician; ACBC board member; ACBC Fellow; member of the ACBC Academy; author; conference speaker; co-founder of Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; former instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; married with four children and several grandchildren and great grandchildren; B.A., Chemistry, North Manchester College; M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine. He is the author of The Christian Counselor’s Medical Desk Reference; Authority Issues; Fibromyalgia; Biblical Principles of Sex; Deacon Training Workbook and Leader’s Guide; Life After Divorce Workbook and Leader Guide as well as other works.