Women Deacons?

Gracious, intelligent people from almost every tradition disagree on this topic. Does the Bible forbid, allow, or even encourage women to be deacons in the church?

Can women be deacons? What role does a deacon fulfill? What is the purpose of the diaconate?

Three key texts: Acts 6:1-6, 1 Timothy 3:8-13, and Romans 16:1-2.

Resources Mentioned:
Does the Bible Support Female Deacons? – Dr. Thomas Schreiner for TGC
The Biblical Qualifications and Responsibilities of Deacons – Dr. Ben Merkle for 9Marks

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