For much of Western history, the church has been the most powerful player – politically, culturally, even militarily.

From the time of Emperor Constantine in the 4th century onwards, Christians have often sought power and prestige at the expense of the powerless, including women and indigenous peoples.

Yet Jesus set his followers an example of selfless service, and started a “humility revolution” that fundamentally transformed the West and the way we think about power and what it’s for.