October 7, 2018

What Makes a Great Servant

What Makes a Great Servant

Early in the life of the church, we find a portrait of effective service, which is, in its most basic form, service that meets the very real needs, both material and spiritual, of God’s people. The church grew rapidly after the ascension of Jesus, both in the strict Orthodox community and the Greek–influenced community of Jews in Jerusalem. The Hellenists (Greek–influenced) began to complain that the widows of the Hebrews (Orthodox) were being shown favoritism at the communal meals held daily.