Obey your leaders and follow their orders. They watch over your souls
without resting, since they must give to God an account of their service. If
you obey them, they will do their work gladly; If not, they will do it with
sadness, and that would be of no help to you.
Just Let Me Serve!
We don’t just volunteer to “work” on a Kairos, we are to “experience” the
Kairos. We get the opportunity to practice living out the sacrificial life of love
to which Christ calls us. We are to approach the experience with the heart of
Did you know that there’s a difference between living a life “in service” and
in being “a servant?” When you make yourself available to be “in service,”
who is in control? You are! You determine when and how you can serve. You
fit serving into your schedule – into your agenda – on your terms. You are in
But when you are a servant, who is in control? The servant’s master is! It is
the master’s schedule that determines when and where and how we will serve.
The servant sets their own priorities aside and adopts the master’s priorities.
In the Kairos experience, you are asked to be a servant. We set “our” stuff
aside, we make ourselves available for how God wants to use us. The team
Leader searches in prayer for God’s direction – then makes the team
assignments. The Leader asks you to be a servant – and to trust that God has
a purpose for your assignment and will give you the strength to accomplish
Lord, give me a willing heart to set my desires aside and to humbly accept
my assignment with a joyful and trusting heart.
What is God saying to me through this Word?
When have I let my focus on me and my needs/comfort zone prevent me from being a Servant for Christ?
Prayer Focus: Lift up and encourage all the followers of Christ who want to grow in their ability to live their life working with God on His terms, instead of trying to work for God on their terms.