Communion is always a special day at church. It is one of only two ordinances that separate the church from other spiritual organizations. Every time we share it, it is a sacred day of self-examination and spiritual closeness. This week's communion was more wonderful than I've experienced before. Instead of the normal: deacons in suits, sitting up front, folding the cloth, serving the silver platters... we shared the bread and juice in a different way; and it was so good, I recommend it to you, too!
1 Timothy 3 Introduction to Church Leadership: There are two offices mentioned in the Bible (Phil. 1:1): pastors and deacons. Each one serves a purpose and is necessary in healthy, growing churches. 1. The Pastor a. Various Names & Responsibilities (Eph. 4:11; 1 Tim. 5:17; Titus 1:7) i. Pastor – means “shepherd” – relates to … Continue reading The Leadership Baton