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The diakonia of the elder according to 1 Peter
In this article, the ministry of the elder is investigated according to 1 Peter 5:1-5 from the perspective of the usage of the diakon word group in 1 Peter. Firstly, the place of 1 Peter 5 in the context of the whole letter ...
Ubuntu, koinonia and diakonia, a way to reconciliation in South Africa?
This article seeks to contribute to the process of reconciliation in South Africa. This is achieved by firstly exploring the meaning of ubuntu as a common culture or religion under a large percentage of South Africa’s ...
Ministry in the presence of God (coram Deo) according to Exodus
This article describes ministry in the presence of God (coram Deo) as revealed in the Book of Exodus. At the outset, the structure of the Book of Exodus is analysed and the relevant results are given. Then a study is made ...
Diakonia: in conversation with John N. Collins
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2017)
The work of John N. Collins on the διάκον- word group makes an important contribution to understanding church ministry. Although it receives much attention and support, there is some criticism of Collins’s exegesis. If his ...