Recommended Reading for Further Study of Diaconal Ministry

 

Diaconal Ministry Archives from Ordained Servant (1992-1999)

by R. Dean Anderson (October 1993)
 
by Deacons of Franklin Square OPC (July 1998)
 
by Archibald Alexander Allison (January 1997)
 
by Archibald Alexander Allison (April 1997)
 
by Archibald Alexander Allison (July 1997)
 
(January 1992)
 
by Roger Schumurr (January 1995)
 
by P.Y. De Jong (July 1994)
 
(July 1994)
 
Translated from Diakonia (July 1993)
 
Translated from Diakonia (October 1993)
 
Translated from Diakonia (January 1994)
 
by A.G. Edwards III (January 1995)
 
by William Shishko (April 1992)
 
by William Shishko (September 1992)
 
by William Shishko (January 1993)
 
by the Editor of Ordained Servant (July 1998)
 
by Dr. C. Van Dam (January 1992)
 

Diaconal Ministry Articles from New Horizons

by Nathan Trice (February 2019)
 
by Lendall Smith (February 2019)
 
by Christopher Sudlow (February 2019)
 
by Jamie Dean (February 2019)
 
by Nathan Trice (February 2017)
 
by Al Tricarico (October 2016)
 
by Jamie Dean (June 2014)
 
by Gregory de Jong (June 2014)
 
by Garrett Miller (June 2014)
 
by Ron Pearce (March 2010)
 

Book Reviews:

by Cornelius Van Dam
Reviewed by Lendall Smith (October 2017)
 
by Cornelius Van Dam
Reviewed by David Nakhla (October 2017)
 
by David S. Apple
Reviewed by the Deacon Board of Grace Reformed OPC, Reedsburg, WI (December 2015)
 
by David S. Apple
Reviewed by David Nakhla (July 2015)
 
by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert
Reviewed by David Nakhla (May 2015)
 

Books:

Neighborology: Practicing Compassion as a Way of Life
by David S. Apple (2017)
 
Not Just a Soup Kitchen: How Mercy Ministry in the Local Church Transforms Us All
by David S. Apple (2014)
 
Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis
by Stephan Bauman, Matthew Soerens, and Issam Smeir (2016)
 
Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence: A Practical Guide to Walking with Low-Income People
by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert (2015)
 
Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Leader’s Guide
by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert (2014)
 
Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Participant’s Guide
by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert (2014)
 
When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself
by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert (2009)
 
The Ministry of Mercy for Today
by Peter Y. De Jong (2003)
 
Serving God in a Migrant Crisis: Ministry to People on the Move
by Patrick Johnstone with Dean Merrill (2016)
 
Ministries of Mercy: The Call of the Jericho Road (3rd Edition)
by Timothy J. Keller (2015)
 
Resources for Deacons: Love Expressed through Mercy Ministries
by Timothy J. Keller (1985)
 
What Is Mercy Ministry? (Basics of the Faith)
by Philip G. Ryken and Noah J. Toly (2013)
 
New Testament Deacon: Study Guide
by Alexander Strauch (1995)
 
New Testament Deacon: The Church’s Minister of Mercy
by Alexander Strauch (1992)
 
The Deacon: The Biblical Roots and the Ministry of Mercy Today
by Cornelis Van Dam (2016)


Papers and Articles:

by Chris Cashen (May 2019)
 
by Jonathan Edwards
 
by John L. Girardeau
 
by John L. Girardeau
 
by John L. Girardeau
 
by John L. Girardeau, Robert L. Dabney, Thomas E. Peck
 
by George W. Knight III (July 1996)
 
by Scott Pearce (February 2018)
 
by Scott Pearce (February 2019)
 
Report of the Subcommittee on Diaconal Ministries (1978)
Presbyterian Church in America
Link to ReformedDeacon.com
 
by James B. Ramsay
 
by Stuart Robinson
 
by Nathan Trice (March 2014)
 

Excerpts with a Link to Purchase:

by C. Nick Willborn (2014)
 
by C. Nick Willborn (2009)
by C. Nick Willborn (1995)
 

Website:

Website of OPC Deacon Tim Hopper (Pilgrim OPC, Raleigh, NC)
 
 
Printable PDF of Recommended Reading List

 

2019-09-14
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