Christians today need to understand the vital importance of New Testament deacons to the local church so that the needy, poor and suffering of our churches are cared for in a thoroughly Christian manner. This is a matter dear to the heart of God. The New Testament Deacon is the clearest and most thorough book written on deacons from a New Testament perspective. It is a fresh, ground-breaking study expounding all the New Testament texts on deacons. It's a helpful guide for church leaders who desire to better understand the unique ministry of deacons in the body of Christ.