In 2018, I had read a grand total of 4 books. Last year, I set aside my usual vague resolution “to read more books.” I even set aside my more specific lag goal “to read 24 books.” Instead, using LEAD’s work in Faithful Metrics as a guide, I set a goal to read 30 minutes […]
Burnout is a real threat in ministry. It’s not just a question of long hours. It is also the extent to which those in ministry pour themselves fully into work – it is emotionally, spiritually, and mentally exhausting. And that’s when things are going well! When there is conflict and difficulty, burnout looms even closer. […]
The Gospel is not a pat on the back for good people.
It is comfort for grieving people.
Hope for broken people.
Love for hated and lonely people.