Servanthood as Worship: The Privilege of Life in a Local Church
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About "Servanthood as Worship: The Privilege of Life in a Local Church"
Browse a Christian book website or bookstore and notice all there is for leaders and would-be leaders. We are inundated with studies of leaders, keys to leadership, and tips on becoming a leader. But how many books inspire us simply to serve one another? How many books involving servanthood are not tied to leadership and basically about leadership?The appeal of leadership has hijacked the biblical call to servanthood. As a result, we major on a role that will only ever be held by a few, and we largely ignore a role that ought to be held by every Christian. What ever happened to servanthood?Servanthood as Worship offers Christians a biblical understanding of their calling to serve in the local church, motivated by the grace that is ours in the gospel. It has the potential to revitalize service teams in churches across the world, from brand new church plants to long-established congregations.
Meet the Author
Nate Palmer and his wife, Steph, have three young kids and serve at Grace Church Frisco in Dallas. Nate has been a management consultant and now works for the software firm, SAP. He is pursuing an M.A. from Reformed Theological Seminary and his articles have appeared in Modern Reformation and Reformed Perspectives Magazine.