The meetings of the church…

The meetings of the church are not for consumers, but for people looking for service. They look to serve before, during, and after their meetings together. They search for someone to encourage to live in Christ. They meet with other Christians not to receive, but to give. They have the heart of God.

#church #service #edification

Humility is being content with…

Humility is being content with the gifts and service that God has given you. It prevents envy, which is wanting those gifts and service God has given to others.

#humility #envy #service

It is as a writ­er of gos­pel…

“It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most use to my Mas­ter, whom I serve will­ing­ly al­though not as ef­fi­cient­ly as is my de­sire.” —C.A. Miles

#gifts, #ministry, #service

There’s a big difference between being a …

There’s a big difference between being a “preacher for the church” (common, unbiblical phrase among us) and a “servant of the church” Col 1.25. One is an employee, sometimes a lackey; the other an obedient follower of the Lord Jesus.

#language, #ministry, #service