In the mind of Jesus acts of service were not inconsistent with greatness but rather an integral part of it.
Jesus’ concept of greatness-and obviously is the correct one-is so contrary to the wolldis sense of values that even we Christians Cave difficulty grasping it. Even the disciples vied among themselves for rank and position rather than for the privilege of serving one another.
By serving, I simply mean doing Helpful deeds for one another.
Paula shipwrecked on the island of Malta, gathered a pile of brushwood to put on the fire bails for his fellow passengers -these acts was incredibly simple and mundane in and of itself. But this is what servanthood within the fellowship of believers is all about: being alert to the little things that need to be done and then doing them.
From the book "True Fellowship"