“Servolution is a must-read. It is inspirational. It is practical. And it has the potential to revolutionize your life.” Mark BattersonLead Pastor, National Community Church A movement is rumbling through the body of Christa 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.
About the Author
Dino Rizzo and his wife De Lynn 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 De Lynn have three children. Follow @dinorizzo and @servolution on Twitter and Instagram.
Table of Contents
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.