"Hierarchical Church Leadership" by Tim Abbot. CC BY NC ND 2.0
Answering Your Question: Leadership and Power October 1, 2014

How can churches and Christian leaders be better at actually enacting servant leadership rather than hierarchical, top-down leadership?

Spotlights

"On the Prairie" by Nomadic Lass @flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Two posts that caught our eye this week

Should the doctrine of grace equal humility or elitism? How does good theology get twisted from the inside out? How do we have faith in Jesus in our work and in our lives? How do we find meaning in what we do? Good questions asked by two webpages that caught our attention this week. What caught your eye on the web this week?

"Worship at Morningview" by Jason Wohlford. CC BY 2.0

All of Life

We all know that the Church is a people not a place, yet Christians across the globe go to church on any given Sunday. Similarly we gather for worship when in fact, for the Christian, all of life is meant to be worship.

Photo by el_finco. "199-Outlet" CC BY ND SA 2.0

Serving others

Serving others. For 25 years I’ve been living these words as I serve in the maintenance department here at Dordt College as campus electrician and chief boiler operator.

Reflections

People I Know

Acceptance by whom?

Who or what are you trying to be accepted by? How can you shift your focus of acceptance from humanity’s acceptance to God’s acceptance?

Ian Britton "Field of Barley" CC BY NC 2.0

In spite of hardship

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to truly be so grace-filled and encouraged that ‘there are no needy persons amongst yourselves?’

"Harvest" by Panayiotis Filippou  (CC BY 2.0)

A Song of Harvest

Sometimes (most times?), especially when we’re thinking of God, our lives seem to be in a bad place.