"Elders/Deacons" Acts 6:1-7
Bible Passage: Acts 6:1-7
During some conflict in the church the Holy Spirit gave the apostles wisdom on choosing elders and deacons to help serve the church and the physical needs of the people. They were to be men of good repute, full of the spirit and wisdom. In spite of suffering and persecution, sin in the church, and conflict the early church the church continued to grow.