Recommended Reading for Further Study of Diaconal Ministry

 

Diaconal Ministry Articles from Ordained Servant

by Dr. C. Van Dam (January 1992)
 
(January 1992)
 
by William Shishko (April 1992)
 
by William Shishko (September 1992)
 
by William Shishko (January 1993)
 
Translated from Diakonia (July 1993)
 
Translated from Diakonia (October 1993)
 
by R. Dean Anderson (October 1993)
 
Translated from Diakonia (January 1994)
 
by P.Y. De Jong (July 1994)
 
(July 1994)
  
by Peter de Jong (July 1994)
 
by Roger Schumurr (January 1995)
 
by A.G. Edwards III (January 1995)
 
by Archibald Alexander Allison (January 1997)
 
by Archibald Alexander Allison (April 1997)
 
by Archibald Alexander Allison (July 1997)
 
by Deacons of Franklin Square OPC (July 1998)
 
by William Shishko (July 2000)
 
by William Shishko (May 2013)
 
by Nathan Trice (March 2014)
 
by Carl Carlson (August-September 2017)
 

Diaconal Ministry Articles from New Horizons

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

Book Reviews:

by Brian M. Schwertley
Reviewed by the Editor of Ordained Servant (July 1998)
 
by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert
Reviewed by David Nakhla (May 2015)
 
by David S. Apple
Reviewed by David Nakhla (July 2015)
 
by David S. Apple
Reviewed by the Deacon Board of Grace Reformed OPC, Reedsburg, WI (December 2015)
 
by Cornelius Van Dam
Reviewed by Lendall Smith (October 2017)
 
by Cornelius Van Dam
Reviewed by David Nakhla (October 2017)
 

Books:

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


Papers and Articles:

by Jonathan Edwards (1732)
 
by Stuart Robinson (June 1855)
 
by James B. Ramsay (April 1859)
 
by John L. Girardeau (January 1879)
 
by John L. Girardeau (January 1880)
 
by John L. Girardeau (January 1881)
 
by John L. Girardeau, Robert L. Dabney, Thomas E. Peck (1884)
 
Report of the Subcommittee on Diaconal Ministries
Presbyterian Church in America (1978)
Link to ReformedDeacon.com
 
by George W. Knight III (July 1996)
 
by Scott Pearce (February 2018)
 
by Scott Pearce (February 2019)
 
by Chris Cashen (May 2019)
 

Excerpts with a Link to Purchase:

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

Website:

Website of OPC Deacon Tim Hopper (Pilgrim OPC, Raleigh, NC)
 
 
Printable PDF of Recommended Reading List
 
2019-11-08
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