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The office of deacon is God’s gift to his church to ensure that all can share in the liberating joy of redemption, but today it is often undervalued, misunderstood, and perceived to be of little importance. In The Deacon, the author considers the Old Testament background for this calling, the deacon in New Testament times and in church history, and the current function of the office. You will rediscover the high and privileged calling of deacons and come to a better understanding of what God requires of them.
Rev. Jack Moesker, Emeritus Pastor of the Canadian Reformed Church in Owen Sound, ON, offers guidance and principles for consistories to do effective sermon evaluations for the benefit of their pastor and congregation.
To rediscover God’s gift of eldership for the church today, we need to go back beyond the New Testament to the origins of the office of elder in ancient Israel. There we discover the enduring principles that guided the elder in antiquity—and that guide the church today. In this book you will develop a renewed understanding of the office of elder and of godly discipline.
Author: C. Van Dam. Publisher: P&R Publishing, 2009. ISBN: 9781596381414
The aim of this book is to set forth the Scriptural principles of Reformed church polity. The articles will assist churches grappling with the issues of independence and hierarchical government to implement patterns of church government that model Biblical teaching.
Editor: J. De Jong. Publisher: Premier Publishing, 1995. ISBN 088756061X
A series of twenty-two articles for ministers of the Word and for all who have to fulfil their service before God. The diverse selection of topics covered include: the responsibilities of parents, Reformed liturgy, preaching, mission, and church government.
Author: K. Deddens. Publisher: Premier Publishing, 1990. ISBN 0887560482
This Old Testament feast has enduring consequences for today.