Mount Olive Baptist Church
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Live the Life
Welcome to Mount Olive Baptist Church!
Dr. W.A. Criswell, the legendary pastor of First Baptist Church Dallas, used to say that his pulpit and the deacons in his church were like a pair of scissors. Each blade was not effective without the other. But together, they could cut through any situation or circumstance. Both worked to keep the other sharp.
The first deacons were appointed and ordained as servants to the local congregation in Jerusalem (Acts 6:1-6). This appointment came as a result of these men beings:
This enabled the church leaders to devote their time to prayer and preaching.
The Deacons of this church are extensions of the Pastor and Staff in the following ways: