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The History of the Diaconate (4): Its Place in the Reformed Churches

Rev. Kuiper is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. In the last article we contended that Reformed churches have done more than the Romish, Anglican, Lutheran, and Baptist churches to restore the diaconate to its rightful place in the church. This the Reformed churches could do…

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The History of the Diaconate (3): Its Place in Christendom since the Reformation

Rev. Kuiper is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. We have seen that the office of deacon as instituted in the New Testament church fell into disgrace during the Middle Ages, when it was considered inferior to the priesthood, and when the deacon was assigned liturgical,…

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