This Week’s Texts: Matthew 20.20-28, 26.36-39, Mark 9.33-35
Teaching Link: The Greatest
In what ways do you seek to gain advantage over others?
As you read the above passages, talk about the individualistic nature of today's society. How has that entered into the church?
Read the stories of Henry, Agnes and Jonathan (Henri Nouwen, Mother Teresa, St. Francis.) How do their lives exemplify what Jesus is talking about?
Think of someone in this congregation who exemplifies what it means to be a servant. How can you follow their example?
What are specific ways that you can be a servant to those around you this week?