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Acts of Service

September 23, 2018 | Colossians 3:23-25 | service, worship

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All our service, at home, at work, and at church can be an expression of love and worship for our Lord. But it has to come from the heart. It’s all about serving out of our wholehearted love for the Lord, not out of some sense of earning or duty. So how can we express our love and worship of Christ through acts of service? In the book of Colossians, the apostle Paul taught the Colossian believers that they could express their love of Christ through appropriate acts of service. We can express our love and worship of Jesus through our acts of service.

Serve to Lead

June 18, 2017 | Luke 22:24-27 | leadership, paradox, service

Leadership in the Kingdom of God is a call to service. In the book of Luke, Jesus taught his disciples that the true path to greatness in the kingdom of heaven was to follow His example of servant leadership. Jesus calls each of us to be servant leaders as He was.

“My” church vs. “His” church thinking

October 17, 2014 | Christ, church, church membership, Gary Combs, God, kingdom, serve, service, volunteer, worship

“I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” (Psalm 122:1 ESV). As Americans, we are so accustomed to having things our own way that it should come as no surprise that we bring this way of thinking into the church. We tend to approach church attendance and church membership with… Read more »

Shaped for Significance

January 10, 2014 | church, Creation, Gary Combs, giftedness, God, holy spirit, jesus, service, SHAPE, shaped, significance, spiritual gifts, unique

“Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made,… Read more »

The Habit of Selfless Service

March 29, 2009 | John 13:2-17 | service, spiritual disciplines

Orange aprons and the metrics of success

October 14, 2008 | faithfulness, metrics, results, service, serving, success

I spent over a decade working in the corporate world before becoming a pastor, so I still like to stay informed. I recently read an article in Fortune magazine entitled, “Home Depot’s Total Rehab” that I found facinating. The article’s subtitle says, “First the customers revolted, then housing went into freefall. Time to slash and… Read more »