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Assumptions about Deacons

Some years ago, the Christian psychologists Henry Cloud and John Townsend published a book called "12 "Christian" Beliefs that can Drive You Crazy." In it they detailed some common beliefs about life and psychological health that people often assume are Biblical. The book was written in the hope that people will critically reflect on these assumptions, and ask themselves if they truly emerge from Scripture. The Diakonia Remixed report, and hopefully the process that is emerging from it, may be an opportunity for us to do the same when it comes to the office of deacon. It is a good time to...
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Upcoming Deacons' Webinars

On April 24, 2013 " Be An Effective Deacon in Today's Church " will be presented by Dave Ellens and Bernita Tuinenga of Volunteers in Service an organization which provides training, coaching and resources for deacons. The webinar will identify the main roles of the deacon, discuss how deacons can be more effective with benevolence needs, as well as learn how to encourage good stewardship of time, talent and finances in the congregation. On May 1, 2013 Terry Woodnorth and Roy Bekenbosch, members of the Office of Deacon Task Force will present " Diakonia Remixed: Preparing the Church for...
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A Place at the Table

A Place at the Table shows us how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation, and that it could be solved once and for all, if the American public decides that making healthy food available and affordable is in the best interest of us all.

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