We’re continuing our series based on the memoirs of Nehemiah: government worker, building contractor, project manager, and civil defence leader – the man who led the Jewish efforts to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem after the return from exile. Today we’ve reached chapter 3, which many might describe as the boring bit!
What manner of creature is a deacon? What do they do, and on what basis are they chosen? As we approach the annual deacons’ election, today we will be looking at the New Testament’s upside down idea of what servant leadership in the church looks like. There are more Bible passages than normal referenced in [ more… ]