Outward-Focused Life, The: Becoming a Servant in a Serve-Me World

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Dave Workman wants to start a revolution that will turn Christians--and the world--inside out. With keen insight and sharp wit, Workman uncovers our self-motivated and self-centered tendencies and shows us how to turn them around in service to others. A collection of short chapters derived from Workman's popular radio program, The Outward Focused Life offers busy people practical ideas that turn their thoughts from themselves to other people. This book gives readers the encouragement and energy they need to ...
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The Outward-Focused Life: Becoming a Servant in a Serve-Me World

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Overview

Dave Workman wants to start a revolution that will turn Christians--and the world--inside out. With keen insight and sharp wit, Workman uncovers our self-motivated and self-centered tendencies and shows us how to turn them around in service to others. A collection of short chapters derived from Workman's popular radio program, The Outward Focused Life offers busy people practical ideas that turn their thoughts from themselves to other people. This book gives readers the encouragement and energy they need to change their world one day at a time though generosity of time, money, and spirit.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801071508
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/1/2008
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,334,912
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Dave Workman is senior pastor of Vineyard Community Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, a church of 6,000 weekend attendees. Starting in 1985, the Vineyard pioneered a unique form of outreach called servant evangelism. Workman is considered an atmosphere architect in the evolution of the church. After leading worship for twelve years and developing celebration/programming teams for eight weekly celebrations, he began regularly teaching as a primary speaker. In 2000, Dave stepped into the role of senior pastor. He and his wife, Anita, live in Mason, Ohio, with their two children.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     9
Introduction     11
On Being a Servant     15
Availability     47
Generosity     67
Attitude     85
Grace     103
The Ultimate Servant     125
The Community of Servants     133
Small Things     157
The Effects of Serving on the Servant     173
Conclusion     185
Notes     187
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