But as the believers rapidly multiplied, there were rumblings of discontent. The Greek-speaking believers complained about the Hebrew-speaking believers, saying that their widows were being discriminated against in the daily distribution of food. So the Twelve called a meeting of all the believers. They said, “We apostles should spend our time teaching the word of … Continue reading We Are The Deacons
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ Psalm 145: 18-19 says, "The Lord is near to all you call on him in truth. He fulfills the desires of those who fear him: he also hears their cry and saves them." Church of the Highlands was founded on the principle of seeking God first. Every January … Continue reading Are You There God?
As I read the scriptures of the discontent widows, my attention was drawn to the fact that it became the responsibility of the newly appointed deacons to aide and care for them. I was reminded of the first time I read this passage with a new understanding of the leadership position it describes. True, in … Continue reading We Are The Deacons