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The Name Kenosis

Kenosis is a Greek word from the Bible passage in Philippians 2:5-7. It inspired the original vision of a serving Christian community. It means "emptying" (RSV) or "making oneself nothing" and summarizes the serving attitude of Jesus.

"Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus - who, being in the very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness..."