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Introduction

Actively seek to meet the physical and spiritual needs of others, address issues of oppression and injustice, bring freedom to those ensnared, and give voice to those unheard

At a Glance

Sign Up

Get access to Spiritual Fitness Checks, track your progress through the outcomes when you sign up for an account!

Decide How You'll Train

  • with a group
  • with running partners
  • not yet with a group

Check Your Spiritual Fitness

Take a baseline Spiritual Fitness Check to find your starting point for the Serve outcome.

Track Your Training Progress

Track your training progress through the Serve outcome to see how far you’ve come.

  Spiritual Fitness Check

Training is aimless without clear goals. Spiritual Fitness checks make sure you’re training effectively and progressing toward your goals.

Signs You're Living It Out

  • Proactively finds ways to serve others rather than dodge needs
  • Can name at least one serving situation in the past three months that was challenging—and not particularly pleasurable within itself—but engaged nonetheless
  • Can identify one simple act of service in the past twenty-four hours
  • Practices service in a manner that truly helps and empowers those being served rather than service that hinders or enables

Spiritual Fitness Check

Sign Up for a free account to take a baseline Spiritual Fitness Check to find your starting point for the Relate to God outcome.

 Core Training

These resources are designed to accelerate your growth in this spiritual outcome. Track your progress by checking off resources as you go.

Study

Bible Study

This bible study gives a holistic look through Scripture at the Serve outcome. Engage thought provoking questions for individual reflection and then discuss them in your Life Group or Spiritual Running Partner relationships.

Read

Serve

Consider a useful but all-too-often misapplied little word. Consider…OR. Yes, we need it…Do you want to travel to this city OR that city? We can’t be in two places at the same time. Do you want to marry this person... Read More

Apply

Serve

We’re tired of plastic religiosity. We are after the real thing and if the real thing is genuinely available we’ll drink deeply. This morph me exercise is a soul-satisfying experience if you want more of the real thing.... Read More

Extras

These resources are designed to accelerate your growth in this spiritual outcome.
by Brian Fikkert
We typically have faulty assumptions about the causes of poverty, resulting in the use of strategies that do considerable harm to poor people and themselves. When Helping Hurts provides foundational concepts, clearly articulated general principles and relevant applications.
by Rick Shurtz
What does it look like for Gateway Church to serve the people in our community and out in the city? Rick Shurtz shares a vision for how to serve with what we have been given.

Mark 10:43-45 Not so with you. Instead, whoever...

1 John 3:16-18 This is how we know what love is:...

Read Passages

by Vince Antonucci
Guest speaker Vince Antonucci returns to discuss his take on how to be a Hero - how to become "Guerilla Lovers". An inspiring and funny look at practical serving.
by John Burke
Are you serving or do you want to be served? What does it mean to serve? What can you expect if you do serve? How can you begin to serve?
by John Burke
Are you serving or do you want to be served? What does it mean to serve? What can you expect if you do serve? How can you begin to serve?
by John Burke
Are you serving or do you want to be served? What does it mean to serve? What can you expect if you do serve? How can you begin to serve?
by Jay Pathak
The art of neighboring is learning to value, respect, and care for the people who live in their neighborhoods.
by Gateway Church
If you are not normally dependent on public transportation, spend a half-day traveling through your town on the bus or train. Observe the people who use this service. Figure out how you would have to rearrange your life if you were always dependent on a bus schedule. As you ride, pray about simply being... Read More