“There is a disconnect between how Christians are thinking these days and the scripture’s teaching on spiritual gifts. How can we learn to serve the Lord Jesus Christ with our spiritual gifts?”
This OakLeaf focuses on the topic of Serving.
The disciples knew that it was only the least who washed feet. They preferred to remain seated with filthy feet rather than be considered least. Then Jesus took a towel and completely redefined greatness. Christ left all those who would follow him an example…serve. Christians who are Growing in Christ will serve in ways small and large as the Holy Spirit enables them.
“Taking care of dinner can be such a practical way to serve others, because no matter what’s going on in life, we all need to eat!”
“Eight years ago, I went back to the classroom teaching full time. Although I knew God had called me to my job, I still wanted to serve at church.”
“The casual atmosphere around someone’s dinner table allows for more lighthearted and spontaneous discussion.”
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“To those outside the Church, it may seem like a strange and unfamiliar sight—hundreds of people gathered together, lifting up their voices and singing together. Out loud.”
“This sounds like work that is full of difficulty. Yet 1 Timothy 3:1 shares a ‘trustworthy saying’ that ‘If anyone aspires to the office of overseer (elder), he desires a noble task.'”
“For the past 10 years I have greatly enjoyed the privilege and blessing of serving and interacting with many of the children at East White Oak’s Sunday morning Summer Children’s Ministry.”
” The role of a deacon is just that—participating in various ministries, figuring out where the needs are, and quietly serving to fill those needs.”