Serve on a Team sermon video. A church is successful not because of a preacher. It’s because people serve on a team. Though entitled to their time, their money, their abilities, their empowerments, they have taken what they are entitled and instead of using it for themselves, used it to serve others. They, as it were, wash our nasty feet every week so we can come and enjoy a good meal at God’s table.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
By Pastor Delbert Young
Serve on a Team sermon video
Serve on a Team
Scriptures: Mark 10:35-37; Mark 10:41-45; John 13:1; John 13:2; John 13:4-5; John 13:8; John 13:12; John 13:14-15; John 13:17
So, if you ask, “What Can You Do?” to help, the first thing is Connect in a small group – Life Group. #2 is “Serve” and specifically serve on a team. Everything we do around here is done through team work. It’s the principle of synergy we talked about last time (Ecc 4:9-12).
I want to begin by asking you a question. Traditionally, when most people think about “church” do they think of a fun, exciting, and look forward to their experience, or think of something boring? I think the answer is boring. How do we change that? Jesus wasn’t boring. Christianity shouldn’t be boring. It’s the teams who change it. If you’re not enjoying church, it’s your fault. You establish the environment. Fix it, right?
Mark 10:35-37, 41 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. “Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do for us whatever we ask.” “What do you want me to do for you?” he asked. They replied, “Let one of us sit at your right and the other at your left in your glory.” …When the ten heard about this, they became indignant with James and John.
James and John felt entitled. In Matthew’s account (Mat 20:20) their mother told Jesus they were entitled… (continue sermon notes)
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