This chapter has haunted me for a couple of weeks as I have attempted many times to write about it… Being a deacon is not a position of power, or of influence… It’s about ministering and being a godly example.
Many people within Christianity have grown up in homes where parents had the family in church every time the doors were open, at every church function, and actively participating in the church services in some way. All of these are great things for families to do, but sometimes these tasks can become just a habit…
We find mentioned in the Bible two types of servants: hired servants and bond servants. Hired servants receive wages and have certain rights. Bond servants (actually slaves) receive no wages and have no rights….
“It would be wrong to turn a blind eye, Lulu,” my heart shouted. “But you’ve got both kids on the motorbike and you are already late to school,” my head answered. “You can’t do much.” “Yes, but God can.” I looked back and saw the old man carrying a woman in the hot blazing sun….