Articles Tagged 'Servant'

What Do You Do?

What Do You Do?

How do you honor a servant who is not trying to be noticed?

Phil Ware talks about a university honoring students for their acts of service and it leads him to wonder how we honor God's servants today.

Servin' Safari

Servin' Safari

Now what are we hunting on this one?

Patrick Odum reminds us that we shouldn't get weary in doing kind acts of service simply because we can't see the results, because do good is a result all by itself.

The Care and Feeding of Christian Servants

The Care and Feeding of Christian Servants

Why do we not take care of ourselves in our service to others?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that if we are going to keep being a servant to Christ and others, then we've got to care for ourselves and replenish what we are depleting in our service to others.

The Who's Who that Really Matters

The Who's Who that Really Matters

So how do I get my name in this book?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that God's book of Who's Who is only filled with those who are servants.

The Jesus Vibe: Servant

The Jesus Vibe: Servant

So who wants to go get a towel and a water basin?

Phil Ware reminds us that the Jesus vibe is about being a servant and helping others, but he also reminds us that there are powerful memories in the Lord's Supper to help remind us of this thought.

What a Great Preacher!

What a Great Preacher!

So what really makes him great at preaching?

The best preachers are not those we know but the ones Steve describes in this article who serve without pay and to bless others because that person wants them to know about Jesus!

The Leadership Issue

The Leadership Issue

Why being boss won't solve your problems!

Leadership is not about being boss or bullying, but about motivating, serving, and equipping others to their full potential.

Unrecognized Workers

Unrecognized Workers

Have you noticed the hard work that no one else seems to noitce?

So often the people who do the most hard work get no recognition for it and we need to remedy that situation.

Vulnerably Successful

Vulnerably Successful

Why is it so hard to let folks minister to us?

So often, ministers and pastors won't let others minister to them, but we need to minister and be ministered to, we need to bless and be vulnerable so we can be blessed.

Who's the Boss of You?

Who's the Boss of You?

Isn't it funny how we don't want to have any bosses?

A simple road trip and quarreling kids leads to a reminder that we must all yield our hearts to the Lord as our "boss"!

Exercise Gives Energy

Exercise Gives Energy

Why in the world would anyone want to go to such an effort?

Serving may be hard work, but like good exercise, it develops us into a healthier people.

A Good Day

A Good Day

How can it be a good day when you don't get your

Interruptions and surprise visitors are not bad things in a busy day of ministry; they are an answer to prayer.

Right Here, Right Now!

Right Here, Right Now!

What are you waiting for?

So often we have the grandiose promises we've made, when in reality we won't do the small stuff!

The Definition of a Real Leader

The Definition of a Real Leader

What makes someone a true leader?

True leadership is found in following Jesus' example as a servant, not in winning at any cost!

Above the Law

Above the Law

Why are we put into positions of opportunity and service?

Being in positions of leadership and authority doesn't give us the right to be above the law, but instead should give us the opportunity to serve in love.

Lord of the Banquet

Lord of the Banquet

What makes a man truly great?

What can a husband do to bless his wife on Thanksgiving?

Why I'm Quitting

Why I'm Quitting

Isn't it time you gave up?

We are not God, we are not in control, and so we need to surrender and let God take control of our lives.

Made for Ministry

Made for Ministry

What is the heart of real ministry?

Ministry is basically two things: giving and serving!

The Humility of a Little Donkey

The Humility of a Little Donkey

How much glory should we expect?

From Mother Teresa comes a very simple lesson on humility and graciousness.

Showing God's Love

Showing God's Love

How can you communicate when you don't know the language?

Our actions nearly always speak louder than our words, especially when people cannot understand our words!

He Must Increase

He Must Increase

What are you willing to do that only God knows?

The greatest is often not the one we think is most important, but the one who serves with the most selfless heart.

Me, A Doormat?

Me, A Doormat?

Come on, Jesus wouldn't want us to lay down our life like this, would he?

While we don't like the thought of being a doormat, the example of Jesus teaches us some things about our need to serve others.

Have It His Way!

Have It His Way!

What difference can the squawking voice really make in a day?

Some people are just God's special blessings for us along the way.

Who Gets the Credit?

Who Gets the Credit?

Does it matter who gets teh credit?

It's amazing what happens when no one worries about who gets the credit.

Amazing and Extended Grace

Amazing and Extended Grace

Who is most like Christ in your world?

Family caregivers are the greatest example of Jesus for many of us in our world today.