Servolution: Starting a Church Revolution Through Serving

Servolution: Starting a Church Revolution Through Serving

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Overview

“Servolution is a must-read. It is inspirational. It is practical. And it has the potential to revolutionize your life.” Mark Batterson—Lead Pastor, National Community ChurchA movement is rumbling through the body of Christ—a revolutionary army of people giving hope to a hurting world through practical, personal acts of service.In Servolution, Dino Rizzo shares the story of his relentless pursuit of ways to bless the lost, poor, and hurting people of his community in Jesus’ name. You’ll be amazed and inspired by the incredible ways God has used Healing Place Church to meet the needs of thousands of people. Each chapter includes practical suggestions and resources for use in any church. Be encouraged by the testimony of how God’s Spirit can use a simple passion to serve to revolutionize your approach to ministry. Wherever you are and whatever your gifts, you can play a vital role in this revolution through serving.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310287636
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 04/21/2009
Series: Leadership Network Innovation SeriesSeries Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dino Rizzo and his wife DeLynn founded Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a church they pastored for twenty years. Today, Dino serves as the Executive Director of ARC (Association of Related Churches), an organization he co-founded which has planted over 300 churches across the country. Dino and DeLynn have three children. Follow @dinorizzo and @servolution on Twitter and Instagram.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1 “Preacher, Your House Is On Fire”
Nobody said serving would be easy.

Chapter 2 Bananas, Toasters, And Plus-Size Lingerie
It’s amazing what can get done when no one cares who gets the credit.

Chapter 3 A Healing Place For A Hurting World
Reach the world by serving One.

Chapter 4 Sudden Servolution
The Church needs to always be ready to respond to tragedies with God’s love.

Chapter 5 Whatever It Takes
The message we carry is sacred. The method we deliver it by is not.

Chapter 6 “Dino, Someone From A White House Is On The Phone”
There is a right way and a wrong way to handle attention.

Chapter 7 ¿No Habla Español?
Make multi-site, multi-cultural, multi-national, multi-lingual work for you.

Chapter 8 Katrina: The Day The Harvest Floated To Us
When churches work together it is our finest hour.

Chapter 9 Divine Connections
Build relationships and God will build your church.

Chapter 10 The Original Servolution
Jesus set the standard for serving.

Chapter 11 “It’s Like Opening A Box Of Cracker Jacks”
Make sure there’s an element of surprise in what you do as a church.

Chapter 12 To Be Continued…
Let God set your sights where He wants them, and you’ll never be disappointed.

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Servolution 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
RA_JAT More than 1 year ago
Every so often a book will come along that will challenge you to the core. Your gut reaction will be to either throw the book across the room in anger or to get off your backside and do something about what you've read. Servolution by Pastor Dino Rizzo is this type of book. It is a book that will challenge and inspire you. It is a book that will make you laugh and make you uncomfortable. I realized while reading this book that I can't just sit idly by and do nothing. I need to put my faith in action. I want to be the hands and feet of Christ to a hurting world. Filled with practical tips this book is anything but a how to manual. Instead you find tips and suggestions that help you to be creative in reaching out to your own community. The first step is to follow Jesus. One line that stands out to me in the whole book is: Listen. Find out what God is doing and jump on board. That to me sums up this book in a nutshell. So what are you waiting for. Get on board and start a Servolution in your community today. Order this book and be ruined for the ordinary!
JL88 More than 1 year ago
I belong to Healing Place Church and seeing Servolution and HPC's other ministries in action makes me very proud to be a part of this church. This book is really good and inspiring.
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TKJ37 More than 1 year ago
This author's book provides a "down-to-earth" approach at helping others. It truly is an example of being blessed so that we can use those blessings to help others. Giving of our time as well as our treasures. This is what the church should be as a group of belivers that care for widows and children and not rely on the government to take care of those in need.