Should you become a deacon? If you’ve ever asked yourself or someone else that question, you are certainly not the first. And with centuries worth of history behind the office of deacon, this seems like a legitimate question. The Bible reveals, however, that unlike the rendering of deacons as another office of leadership in churches today, all Christians are called to be what the Bible defines as deacons, or in the Greek, “diakonos.”
To learn exactly what this means and why we can be confident there is no leadership office of deacon, listen here for the two-part series from a few weeks ago on members versus ministers: Part 1 and Part 2.