Podcast: When Pastors and Deacons Do Ministry Together

Sam Rainer

August 14, 2020

When pastors and deacons work together, the ministry of the church thrives. When they are at odds, ministry struggles. Deacons are called to be unifiers in the church. Pastors should treat deacons positively and with respect. When hostility exists between pastors and deacons, the church will drift away from the mission. Too often deacons are forced into roles they are not passionate about. You can breathe life into the deacon body by giving them responsibilities in the areas they love. In this episode, Josh gives a great tip about how to equip deacons. It involves a pocketknife.

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