"The world's system of reward has nothing to do with the disciple's reward. A disciple of Jesus Christ is called first to be servant of all, and the leader is to take the lowliest position of service.
This system turns the world's concept of leadership upside down. The first disciples found it hard to understand and even more difficult to live by such a value system.
But Jesus seems to say there is no other way. Disciples serve.
-Reuben P. Job, A Guide to Prayer for All Who Seek God