Monthly Archives: November 2014

Practicing the Discipline of Service in Four Arenas

by Roger Severino       Jesus tells his disciples that leadership in His Kingdom is different than leadership in the world. He teaches us that the greatest among you will be the servant of all. Even as Jesus tells us that He did not come to be served but to serve, so we are called to serve those around us (see Mark 10:35-45) Service at Home. Our true nature and posture is typically revealed at home where we let … Continue reading


by Roger Severino     When God calls us to Himself, He also calls us to His people. Here are some of the benefits of Christian community I have discovered in my life. Faith was Caught. I did not grow up in the church, so when I became a Christian I was soon introduced to a dynamic group of teenagers in my youth group who were committed to living out their walk with Christ. I looked up to guys like … Continue reading


by Roger Severino     Paul tells the Ephesians to pay attention to “how you walk—not as unwise people but as wise—making the most of the time because the days are evil” (see Ephesians 5:15-16). So how do we make the most of the time? How can we be good stewards of the time allotted to us? Realize there are different types of “time.” The New Testament has two words for time: Chronos and Chronos is the time on your … Continue reading