Knight's Squire is the entry level rank of The Knights of Holy Order of Deborah, and must
be achieved before advancing further in our order. The details of this rank are as follows:
Qualification for the Rank: This rank is available to all members of Shield Of Faith Christian Ministries. Knight's recommending a candidate for membership within this order must submit a completed application along with suggested
contribution prior to board review and decision of membership.
Duties of this Rank: The duties of this rank involve the personal improvement of the character
of the recipient through the voluntary but strongly encouraged adherence to the discipline of this rank.
Discipline of this Rank: The discipline of this rank involves daily Bible study with the aim of self-improvement
and building of Christian character. Knights of this rank are encouraged to keep a journal of their daily study following
this suggested guide:
1. Daily scheduled Bible study of a biblical passage ranging anywhere from a single verse to a complete chapter.
2. Study should be pursued with an eye toward how each passage relates to the Knight and his/her self-improvement.
3. Journal entries should address the following questions which the Knight should endeavor to answer:
1) How does this passage relate to me?
2) How can I apply this passage to improving my personal character?
3) How can I practice what I've learned in my daily activities so that it reflects on my Christian character?
To help you with keeping your journal you can download a .pdf file of our journal form for this rank here.
Spiritual Weapons of this Rank: The spiritual weapons of this rank are the Shod Foot and the Sword of the
Spirit, which are explained in the following Bible verses:
"...And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;" Ephesians 6:15
"...and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:" Ephesians 6:17b
Medal of this Rank: The medal of this rank is the Medal of the Knight's of The Holy Order of
Deborah, (Squire), consisting of the coat of arms of Shield Of Faith Christian Ministries, suspended from a ribbon of the
colors of our order. Below the shield is a sword pointing from left to right. The single sword arranged
in this manner represents the Knight's entrance into our order, and the introspective nature of the discipline of this rank.
No actual medal is awarded, but is represented by the graphic on the Certificate of Knighthood awarded to this rank. The certificate
for this rank is 11 x 8 1/2 inches, printed on quality parchment paper with full color graphics, and contains the medal of
this rank and the seal of Shield Of Faith Christian Ministries. In addition to the full-sized certificate, the Knight
will also receive a laminated wallet-sized version of the certificate useful for identifying and verifying your rank.
Title Abbreviation: Knights of this rank may use any of the following Title Abbreviations - KSHOD, KHOD(S),
. The proper form to use is:Your Full Name, KSHOD
Recommendation for this Rank: To apply for this rank simply print and fill out the Recommendation form and send it along with a check or money order for the suggested contribution of $30.00 (Thirty Dollars) to: REV.DR. Elizabeth Newman
4 Hunters Ridge Drive
Fayetteville, TN. 37334
Alternative Method Of Recommendation: You can place your recommendation online safely and securely through PayPal
by clicking on the button below. Useful for paying by credit card or even electronic check!
Note: If requesting online by credit card or electronic check you can send in your recommendation via e-mail.
To do so, simply "cut and paste" the order form into the body of an e-mail and send to Rev. Elizabeth Newman.
Thank you for your loyal dedication and contributing to the growth of the Order and participating in The Knights Of
The Holy order of Deborah. May your participation in our order be spiritually rewarding and edifying to you. God bless