The character and effectiveness of any church is directly related to the quality of its leadership. That’s why Scripture stresses the importance of godly elders and characterizes specific standards for evaluating those who would serve in that position. At Oasis Baptist Church, we are committed to the pattern established in the New Testament, and we thank the Lord for the qualified, able men who provide pastoral and administrative oversight to our church family.
Deacons are equally qualified with elders in terms of character and spiritual life. The one difference between their qualifications is that an elder must be able to teach, but the deacon doesn't have to be. The elders oversee the work of those who serve the Lord, and they are assisted in their work by deacons. The basic offices of a church do not need to be any more sophisticated than that. The qualifications for deacons can be divided into two categories: personal character and spiritual character.
Our Life Group Leaders lead a small group in a time of prayer, fellowship, and Bible discussion. This is a great way to connect and get to know the members of Oasis. Life Groups take place on various days throughout the week at 6:30 PM at different homes.