All posts in " servanthood "

Seize opportunities to serve

By Dave Henning / April 24, 2019

“Christianity was never intended to be a noun.  And when we turn it into a noun, it becomes a turnoff.  Christianity was always intended to be a verb.  We’ve got to act on God ideas. . . .  Obey the prompting of the Holy Spirit.  We’ve got to seize opportunities to serve.”- Mark Batterson In […]


Appropriate smallness – dream small

By Dave Henning / July 16, 2018

  “Humility is the freedom to stop trying to be what we’re not, or pretending to be what we’re not, and accepting our ‘appropriate smallness.’ “- John Ortberg “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?  When did we […]


If Jesus were your direct supervisor

By Dave Henning / July 16, 2017

“If Jesus were your direct supervisor, would you have done your work any differently than you did?  How would you have done repairs, answered phones, typed documents, or taught classes if Jesus were checking your work?”- John Ortberg As John Ortberg concludes Chapter 20 of The Me I Want to Be, he emphasizes your work […]


A posture of servanthood

By Dave Henning / October 27, 2016

“God won’t put you in a position of leadership until you take a posture of servanthood.”- Mark Batterson In Chapters 19 (“The Thirteenth Virtue”) and 20 (“A Hundred Years from Now”) of Chase the Lion, Mark Batterson discusses servanthood germinating seeds of faith.  The author notes that many of Scripture’s greatest leaders started out as […]

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