In describing the qualities of a church deacon, the Bible also emphasizes the traits of his companion: "Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything" (1 Timothy 3:11). Yet for all the traditional deacon handbooks, less prevalent are those for a deacon's wife.This warmhearted, conversational new book from "Fresh Ideas" syndicated columnist Diana Davis shares stories and insights for deacon wives whether just inaugurated or long experienced. The reader will enjoy tips on how to best encourage her husband's work, the ministry of the pastor and his wife, and other church staff and members. There are also helpful home and family suggestions, self-evaluation forms and checklists, and even a detailed teaching plan to share this wealth of material with other women in the church
About the Author
Diana Davis writes regular feature articles for several Christian publications and is a popular conference and retreat speaker. Her previous books include Fresh Ideas and Fresh Ideas for Womenâ€™s Ministry. Diana also travels extensively with her husband, Steve Davis, executive director for the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana. They have three adult children and live in Indianapolis.