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Top Reasons Why Deacons Are Needed at Classis & Synod*

Traditionally, in the CRC, deacons have taken a back seat role when it comes to governance at all levels of church life. The CRC synod of 2015 settled years of discussion when it officially recognized the leadership role inherent in the office of deacon and established diaconal leadership at all levels of church life, including at classis and synod.

Our friends from Diaconal Ministries Canada provide seven reasons why this is good for the Church. Interested or curious? If so, simply click on this link to read and/or download their pdf.


* This is a post from Andy Ryskamp , the former U.S. Director of World Renew, that appeared on The Network January 8, 2019