Resources for Deacons: Love Expressed through Mercy Ministries
Ideal for training new deacons in essentials of diaconal ministry. This book is one of the best resources to help a board of deacons understand the calling of their office, the biblical concept of mercy ministry, and ways to organize and evaluate the needs of their church and community. The book is divided into 4 sections: Biblical basis for diaconal ministry, Organizing for diaconal ministry, Needs and programs for diaconal ministry, Casework in diaconal ministry.
About the Author
Dr. Timothy Keller opened Redeemer Presbyterian church in Manhattan in 1989. After receiving a doctorate in ministry from Westminster Theological Seminary in the 1970’s, Dr. Keller was a part time Professor of Practical Theology. He then formed Redeemer in New York City, where he lives with his wife, Kathy, and three sons.