While many world religions require forms of service, it is not the case for all of them. Many branches of Christianity share the belief that faith is the only thing required for salvation and acceptance into the church. Romans chapter nine, verses nine and ten, demonstrates this key belief:
“If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, You will be saved.”
This above anything else is the core belief of many Protestant Christians. While good works, offerings, mission, and church attendance are seen as duties of Christians to share their faith and spread the Gospel, they are not required for salvation. Through their faith in God and His salvation, many Christians are led to join missions, spread His Gospel, help the poor, and build new churches. Their service comes from their willingness to serve God, but not a requirement for salvation.