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M5 - CH4 - Elders and deacons
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 16 October 2020
Synopsis: There are only two officers in a local New Testament church namely elders and deacons. Phil 1:1 (NIV) Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all God’s holy people in Christ Jesus at.....
Women leaders - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 1 September 2019
Synopsis: Many believe that while women can serve as deacons, they are not to be appointed as elders/pastors, should not teach and must not exercise any authority over a man. What is the A/G position? The A/G.....
Women leaders - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 5 August 2019
Synopsis: Last time we looked at the qualifications for elders and their duties. But what about female elders? We saw previously that there was a strong Scriptural case for the appointment of deaconesses......
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 14 July 2019
Synopsis: Should the end-time church be led by apostles and prophets or is it in the hands of elders / presbyters and deacons? Our position on the office of elder is that it refers to a pastor, bishop (or.....
Church governance
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 14 April 2019
Synopsis: A look at the different types of church governance: - Episcopal - Presbyterian - Congregational - Connexional