In order to be effective servants helping the church be all that God called it to be, we must be genuine servants. That is to say, we must be serious, sincere, sober and straightforward in our service for Christ.
Just a few years ago, Larknews.com carried the following fictional piece of satire on its website. In the form of a news release, it reported:
Julie and Bob Clark were stunned to receive a letter from their church in July asking them to “participate in the life of the church”