God's Manual for Church Life
Elder's and Deacons share the same character description
Both live out the Gospel, both lead Godly lives, Men above reproach
Deacon = Servant to the pastor/elder and the body.
Free up the pastor/elder, delegate responsibilities, serve the body
Cheerleaders and encouragers, higher accountability, worthy of respect
Reliable, conscience guided by God's word(truth), no divorce-manage home well
Strong in faith with great boldness in sharing the gospel.