Holy Joys Podcast

Recovering the Biblical Office of Deacon

March 11, 2022 Johnathan Arnold
Holy Joys Podcast
Recovering the Biblical Office of Deacon
Show Notes

Johnathan Arnold and Dr. David Fry discuss the biblical office of deacon (aka the diaconate). Key topics/passages include:

  • 1 Timothy 3:8–13
  • Acts 6:1–6
  • Philippians 1:1
  • Romans 16:1
  • Female deacons (deaconesses)
  • Deacons in the apostolic fathers and early church tradition
  • Deacons in the Reformers and early Methodism
  • Ordination
  • Deacons in relationship to Elders
  • Tips for implementation
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