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  • Servanthood

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Aug 3, 2022

    As Christians can find all kinds of ways to minister in the name of Jesus. For example, there are 21,800 patients per year who receive chemotherapy treatments in Louisville, Kentucky, and most lose their hair. When Lynette Le Gette discovered this, it brought her to tears. She more

  • Servanthood: The Soloist

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Jun 26, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    SERVANTHOOD: THE SOLOIST There was an interesting movie recently. It bombed at the box office, but it was a very interesting film. "The Soloist" was a true story about a Los Angeles Times columnist named Steve Lopez who discovered a homeless person on the street who, in turn, was a Julliard School more

  • Servanthood Is An "Acquired" Taste For Many. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy O'fallon on Jun 26, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    Servanthood is an “acquired” taste for many. How many of you enjoy coffee? Of those that do, how many of you enjoyed coffee as a small child? The taste for coffee came with a maturing of your palate. For many Christians, a heart of servanthood more

  • Servanthood And Spiritual Growth  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 16, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    SERVANTHOOD AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH I surveyed my church to see if people saw a relationship between ministering to others and spiritual growth. When asked, "To what extent has your ministry or service to others affected your spiritual growth?," 92 percent answered positively. None responded that more

  • Servanthood & Father Damien

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Aug 4, 2022

    When visiting the Hawaiian Island many tourists will visit the island of Molokai. It has quiet charm, gentle breezes and a soft surf. Father Damien came to the island for a different reason. He came to help people die. He came there because leprosy came there first. No one knows how more

  • What Is Servanthood? It’s A Question We ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 29, 2001
    based on 115 ratings

    What is servanthood? It’s a question we have to answer because today the concept has largely been abandoned by our culture. In his book, The Jesus Style, Gayle D. Erwin described servanthood this way: "A servant’s job is to do all he can to make life better for others - to free them to be more

  • What A Waste...?

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Jul 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    WHAT A WASTE...? When I lived in another city, I became acquainted with an organization called the Wycliffe Bible Translators. In fact, we had a man come speak to our church. I’ll never forget the impression he made on me. He had a PhD in linguistics. He was an incredibly well-educated and gifted more

  • Albert Schweitzer On Serving And ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 9, 2009

    Albert Schweitzer on Serving and Happiness Albert Schweitzer said: “I do not know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know, the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” Resources: Building Up One Another, Gene A. Getz, Victor Books, more

  • A Church's Mission Drives Its ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2009

    A CHURCH’S MISSION DRIVES ITS MORALE John Polak in his book, The Future in Past Tense, says: "A study of the history of the people of God reveals an interesting fact--the wellbeing of the believing community was directly proportional to their obedience to God’s mission for them. When the people of more

  • If You Want To Become The Greatest In Your ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    "If you want to become the greatest in your field, no matter what it may be, equip yourself to render more

  • Work For The Glory Of God

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 20, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Mark is a young businessman who does business in China. Each time he has gone to China, he has asked God to reveal to him whom he might speak to on behalf of Jesus. What might happen if every one of you went to work praying for God to reveal to him whom he might speak to on behalf of Jesus. You’re more

  • Labor Prompted By Love

    Contributed by Josh Hunt on Mar 7, 2012

    LABOR PROMPTED BY LOVE Bernard Newman tells how once he stayed in a Bulgarian peasant’s house. All the time he was there the daughter was stitching away at a dress. He said to her, "Don’t you ever get tired of that eternal sewing?" "Oh no!" she said. "You see, this is my more

  • Life Is A Place Of Service, And In That ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    "Life is a place of service, and in that servicee to suffer a great deal that is hard to bear, but more often to experience a great deal of joy. But that joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and more

  • Stayed To ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 12, 2009

    STAYED TO SERVE Last fall, Baptist deacon Joe Lusi was suspected of spying. Lusi is a physician in Rwanda, right near the border where the refugees cross into Zaire. Joe Lusi is a Zairian, but the Baptist hospital is in Rwanda. Moreover, the government-run hospital across town had always been more

  • The World Cannot Always Understand A Persons ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    "The world cannot always understand a persons profession of faith, but more

  • Many Don't Want To Serve Except To Serve ...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Dec 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Many don’t want to serve except to serve themselves. But we all serve something. Some serve the idols of money and materialism. Some serve the idols of addictions. Some serve the idols of entertainment. Some serve gods made in their own image. We are called to remind people that God has created more

  • On September 11, Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell (From ...  PRO

    Contributed by Greg Burdine on Jun 12, 2002
    based on 53 ratings

    On September 11, Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell (from U.S. Army Headquarters) had just stepped into a Pentagon hallway when the fireball from the hijacked plane hit him. After recovering from the initial shock, Birdwell realized he was on fire. "Jesus, I’m coming to see you," he remembers praying. When more

  • Wife Offers Herself In Domestic Servitude To ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 4, 2010

    Wife Offers Herself in Domestic Servitude To Clear Her Husband of Murder On May 2, 1962, a dramatic advertisement appeared in the San Francisco Examiner: “I don’t want my husband to die in the gas chamber for a crime he did not commit. I will therefore offer my services for 10 years as a cook, more

  • No Answer  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Sep 20, 2002
    based on 69 ratings

    [No Answer] A man in Dundee, Sctoland, was confined to bed for forty years, having broken his neck in a fall at age fifteen. But his spirit remained unbroken, and his cheer and courage so inspired people that he enjoyed a constant stream of guests. One day a visitor asked him, “Doesn’t Satan ever more

  • Needing A Push  PRO

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Sep 30, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    NEEDING A PUSH A man and his wife are awakened at 3 o'clock in the morning by a loud pounding on the back door. The man gets up and goes to the door where a drunken stranger, standing in the pouring rain, is asking for a push. "Not a chance," says the husband, "It is three o'clock in the more