Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from an Orthodox Perspective
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Serving and Servant Leadership
Volume 5 No. 309 October 16, 2015

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Rainbow over American Falls. (c) and Photo by Dr. Jacob Mathew
Rainbow Over American Falls

Rainbow Over American Falls, Niagara Falls, New York, viewed from the
Maid of the Mist. The Viewing platform at American Falls and the
rainbow bridge to Canada can be seen on the left.

Photo by Dr. Jacob Mathew, Malankara World

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. This Sunday in Church

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (October 18)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Lectionary/Lec_5th_sunday-after-sleebo.htm

2. Sermons for This Sunday (October 18)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Sermons/Sermon-of-the-week_5th-sunday-after-Sleebo.htm

3. What Christians Can Learn From Hypocrites

4. Lectionary Feature: Saints in The Hands of a Humble Heaven

This God sees something in us worth rescuing, that there is something in us of such unsurpassable value that it is worth going to any length to ensure that we are rescued. ...

II. This Week's Featured Articles

5. Leadership as Stewardship

The biblical concept of a steward is amazingly simple and easy to understand. The steward is one who manages and leads what is not his own, and he leads knowing that he will give an account to the Lord as the owner and ruler of all. ...

6. Meekness - Pride Undercover

True meekness comes as a result of sincere devotion to the Lord. It is a fruit of the Spirit that He wants to develop in each of our lives. However, there is only one way to begin this journey and that is through prayer and personal dedication. ...

7. Sitting or Serving

Most people would think that achievement is getting to the point where you don't have to get your hands dirty by doing the servant's chores. Jesus says that for the Christian, achievement comes from doing those things that nobody else wants and likes to do. ...

8. What to Do When Worry Gets the Best of You

I'm so comforted to know that God is intimately acquainted with all our ways and that he knows our thoughts (and concerns) before we even think them (Psalm 139:2). That assures me he is already working on the matters that concern us most. ...

III. General Weekly Features

9. Health: Why do we sleep? To clean our brains, say US scientists

10. Slow Dance

A poem written by a teenager diagnosed with cancer.

11. The Best Time to Buy 15 Big Ticket Items

Consumers can see big savings by buying high priced items at the right time. Here's what the shopping experts say...

12. About Malankara World

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