When you do a good job, you are serving Jesus Christ just as much as a missionary on the other end of the earth. The other side is also true. When you cheat your boss and do poor, shoddy work, when you’re lazy, when you show up late, when you’re not respectful, conscientious, sincere and eager, you are sinning against God just as much as the cheapest thief on the street.
Servanthood should begin at home. If it doesn’t begin there, it probably won’t be seen anywhere.
Followers of Jesus distinguish themselves through humble acts of service to those who don’t expect it and are unable to repay it.
Make me a servant, humble and meek; Lord let me lift up those who are weak.
Warren Bennis is an educator, a philosopher, an author, a scholar and a keen observer of the American scene. These are his words. “Leadership is a word that is on everyone’s lips. The young fight against it. Police seek it. Experts claim it. The artists spurn it. Scholars want it. Bureaucrats pretend to have it […]