It is important to remember that there are no “status jobs” in the Kingdom of God. “Visible” and “significant” are not necessarily synonyms. (Gloria Gaither, writer, songwriter)

Gaither writes, “We see the names and faces of artists, musicians, and speakers on TV, listen to them on car radios, and read their books” (paraphrased). But she reminds us that many who are not widely known have had significant influence in our lives—teachers, counselors, friends—the list may be long. We should be grateful for and to them for their impact on our lives.

Remember your leaders who taught you the word of God. Think of all the good that has come from their lives and follow the example of their faith (Hebrews 13:7).