servanthood

servanthood

(ˈsɜːvənthʊd) or

servantship

n
the condition of being a servant
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Indianapolis 2015, Jeronna demonstrates a spirit of servanthood with a focus on community service.
Long added, "When privilege, power and dominance are more evident than love, humility and servanthood in the church, then the very Gospel of the servant Jesus is at risk.
The point here is that often times the church has prescribed many things to the poor and the marginalized sections--especially about the virtues of humility, obedience, servanthood, patience, suffering, and hope of a better tomorrow--even as it consolidated its own power and prominence.
Instead of focusing on our titles, positions and possessions, let us focus more on our servanthood and mission, so that ours will be a life that is meaningful and filled with love, mercy and compassion.
James' and John's wish for authority could only be understood if they succumbed to servanthood.
Acts of servanthood have a resounding impact that live longer than words.
Elucidating Delores Williams's critiques of justification of black women's tragic historical experience of surrogacy through surrogate imagination of the Christ-event, Jacquelyn Grant's critiques of the Christology of servanthood, JoAnne Marie Terrell's explication of the oppressive manifestation of the hermeneutics of sacrifice, and Kelly Brown Douglas's problematization of the sacralization of violence directed against black bodies, Warnock elaborates Womanist critiques.
Jesus washed the feet of his disciples to display his humility and servanthood.
Humans often rely on animals as a component of our own servanthood, such as for feeding and clothing the world, and developing life-saving medical advancements.
Servanthood is a fine place to begin, but gradually we move toward mutual love, genuine relationships.
A second student learned from Thomsen an ethic of servanthood rooted in God as taking flesh in creation and Jesus as suffering servant, an ethic that replaces pride with humility and sacrifice for the good of others.
In the ordination process, the bishop sums up the role and duties of a deacon by saying that they are called to "a special ministry of servanthood.