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2004-07-10_1504_fromjoewatson

The biblical model for leadership is servanthood to the Church, and the word is akin to slavery. Six Greek words are used for the concept of servant in the New Testament. Two that might be the most familiar to us are “diákonos,” which is like a waiter or attendant. It is this word from which we get our word “deacon.” The other is “doulos,” which is someone who is in bondage to a master and is always subservient, as we read earlier. Some translations use the word “bondservant” for this word.

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