Saturday, April 20

Tag: serve

Personal Life, Work Life

Servology

In all the work you are doing, work the best you can (or with all your heart). Work as if you were doing it for the Lord, not for people. Remember that you will receive your reward from the Lord, which he promised to his people. You are serving the Lord Christ.  Colossians 3:23,24  Abraham, a wealthy man, with many servants goes out of his way, personally to run to and serve 3 strangers passing by.  He shows due respect, he goes above and beyond what was expected, he is the servant of servants.   But WHY?  Why would he do this? Why would we do this? Why do we do this?  WHY SERVE?  I have called the philosophy of serving, SERVOLOGY - why not?! 1.  SERVOLOGY knows who it serves Abraham hears God, leaves his home land and begins a journey to a new and unknown place.  God's great myst
Personal Life

Thrive : Connect. Grow. Serve. Disciple

It would be the desire of every one of us to thrive in life. It would be the desire if any pastor to see the members if their church thriving. To thrive is to do life well. Not that life is well all of the time, but that our navigation of life is done well. So therefore, it is possible to thrive in adversity as much as in times of ease. As a community of believers there are 4 active things we can do to help us thrive in church life. 1. CONNECT. To connect is to engage.  To engage is to plug into that which has life, health and future in it.  Connecting with God and His Word through connecting with Church and His people is Godly vitality to us.  To connect to a weekend service every week, to engage in a connect group and church community of youth, young adults, a community of me
Personal Life

A Disciple Serves

1 Timothy 4:12 Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity. This is exactly what Timothy was - AN EXAMPLE.  In Philippians 2:20 Paul tells us that he has very few examples of a servant, yet Timothy is one that stands out.  He says this in the same passage he gives us the all-time example of a servant, Jesus: Philippians 2:5-8 Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,  6 who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,  7 but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men.  8 Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cro