Promoting and Encouraging Diaconal Work in Presbytery

At the 2023 Presbytery Diaconal Summit hosted by the OPC Committee on Diaconal ministries, I spoke on how Presbytery Diaconal Committees can promote and encoruage diaconal work within their presbyteries. My talk was later released on the Reformed Deacon podcast. You can listen here.

May 16, 2024

Qualifications for Deacons

The following are notes from a lesson I taught to our men’s leadership class at Shiloh Presbyterian Church in 2018. You can listen to the audio of the session here. Acts 6 Background of the Diaconate Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables....

November 27, 2018

Resources for Deacons

At the OPC Presbytery of the Southeast conference for deacons, I spoke on “Resources for Deacons.” You can watch the talk here or listen to the audio here.

April 7, 2018