The Vote That Counts

We’re heading into a season when voting will take center stage. Not only will we be selecting leaders who will represent us in the government, but we will also be selecting leaders who will serve us in the church.

Choosing good leaders is essential, and the precedent for this selection process is seen in Acts 6:1-7. The church in Jerusalem was exploding in numbers. Thousands of believers were now joined in faith, and the message of the gospel was expanding in ever increasing circles from Jerusalem. Jews and devout Greeks were worshipping together, breaking bread together, praying together, and sharing resources with one another. But the growing numbers of converts made “Watchcare” ministry a nightmare. How could the apostles keep up with it all? How could they focus their attention on the “ministry of the Word and prayer,” but also address the real-li