How does the role of deacons relate to the role of elders?By Matt Smethurst | 01.12.2022
In this video, Matt Smethurst explains how there must be a clear distinction between the offices of elder and deacon.
Why Deacons are CrucialBy J. Leeman, J. Sanchez, M. Dever, M. Smethurst | 07.12.2021
A conversation between Mark Dever, Jonathan Leeman, Matt Smethurst, and Juan Sanchez.
Does the Bible Allow for Women Deacons? No, Says Alex Strauch (with a response from Tom Schreiner)By A. Strauch, T. R. Schreiner | 12.11.2019
Can women serve as deacons? Yes, says Tom Schreiner.
Does the Bible Allow for Women Deacons? Yes, Says Tom Schreiner (with a Response from Alex Strauch)By A. Strauch, T. R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019
Does the Bible allow for women deacons? Yes, says Tom Schreiner.
Mailbag #79: How Should Vocational Pastors Approach Their Own Giving to the Church? . . . How Do Deacons Relate to Elders?By J. Dunlop, J. de Koning | 03.29.2019
— Should vocational ministers tithe? Should a church then count on 10% of that staff member’s salary toward the budget? — Are deacons there just to “do what they’re told” by the elders? Should deacons be used as a means to develop future elders?
Mailbag #75: Does a Wife’s Alcoholism Disqualify a Deacon? . . . Should the Qualifications of a “Youth Pastor” Be Different? . . . Responding When We Feel “Pressured” to Join a ChurchBy A. Menikoff, A. Duty, P. Tibayan | 02.22.2019
Does a Wife’s Alcoholism Disqualify a Deacon? . . . Should the Qualifications of a “Youth Pastor” Be Different? . . . Responding When We Feel “Pressured” to Join a Church
How to Respond When a Servant, an Elder, or the Preacher Struggles with PornographyBy Aaron Menikoff | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Pornography | 10.29.2018
How should we respond we a public servant, an elder, or the preacher confesses to looking at pornography?
Episode 53: On DeaconsBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 05.22.2018
What does a biblical deacon do? How do they differ from elders? In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan talks to Mark about the biblical office of deacon.
Book Review: The Deacon, by Cornelis Van DamReview by Rick Carmickle | 03.26.2018
This book sets forth a broad view of ministry to the poor, not only for deacons but for the church at large.
Does the Bible Allow for Women Deacons? No, Says Alex Strauch (with a Response from Tom Schreiner)By A. Strauch, T. R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 11.23.2017
Does the Bible allow for women deacons. No, says Alex Strauch.
Mailbag #2: Deaconess Qualifications, Private Baptisms, Knowing Members’ GivingBy Jonathan Leeman | 03.13.2015
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How Our Elders and Deacons Work TogetherBy Mike Lumpkin | 08.26.2014
We have found that this model of shepherding groups gives us the best chance of fulfilling the responsibilities and relationships necessary to the offices of deacon and elder in member care.
Finding Faithful Elders and DeaconsBy M. Dever, T. Anyabwile | 02.29.2012
Thabiti Anyabwile discusses how to recognize and cultivate godly church leaders.
Interview with Thabiti Anyabwile on his new bookBy Thabiti Anyabwile | 05.20.2011
In order to provide you with a better introduction, I thought I’d ask Thabiti a few questions about the book.
Book Review: The New Testament Deacon: The Church’s Minister of Mercy, by Alexander StrauchReview by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Deacons | 04.30.2010
If you want to understand the Bible’s teaching on deacons, this is a great place to start.