Deciding What Needs to Be Done

Think through what Jesus teaches us about service in this family ministry conversation video.
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Hi everyone, I’m Michelle Anthony. Welcome to Family Ministry Conversations. Today our topic is What Needs to be Done?

Jesus modeled and taught that in His kingdom the greatest people are the ones who serve. That idea was in Jesus’ time and still stands in opposition to what the world teaches us about greatness.

How do we, as Christ followers, model what Jesus taught us about service?

We serve others.

Serving opens the door for the Holy Spirit to move in our lives.

What Needs to Be Done

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At David C Cook we ask the question, “What needs to be done?” It reminds us to live with our eyes open and our hearts ready for opportunities around us to serve others. And those small acts done with love change our church, our city, the hurting, the poor, and the spiritually lost.

One of the greatest gifts leaders and parents can give children is to model and include them in these acts of service. As they watch and participate, they begin to love others as Jesus modeled and taught.

Serving opens the door for the Holy Spirit to move in our lives.

Let’s join together so that this generation of children will see the love of Jesus. Let’s ask what needs to be done and then respond to that call with great love.

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  Updated on June 30, 2022

About the Author

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  • Dr. Michelle Anthony is the Pastor of Children and Parents at New Life Church. She is the author of Spiritual Parenting, The Big God Story, Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family, and 7 Family Ministry Essentials. Michelle has over 25 years of church ministry and leadership experience in children’s and family ministries and graduate degrees in Christian Education, Bible and Theology from Talbot School of Theology and Southern Seminary. In her free time, Michelle enjoys being with her family, reading a good book, and being at the beach while drinking a strong cup of coffee.

  • Your Ministry Spark Team is made of ministry volunteers, leaders, and experts who work with David C Cook. We’re passionate about helping others know, love, and follow Jesus. And, we have a big heart for those who serve the kingdom—that’s you. Together, we can do this!

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