How do you react when things go wrong? Your e-mail or Twitter gets hacked and people send you unkind messages…
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We talk with pastors, leaders, missionaries, counselors, parents, and other caregivers who are struggling to be “cheerful givers” (2 Corinthians 9:7). In their helping of others, they’ve become tired, stressed, or burned out. Problems with setting boundaries are a main reason why many pastors, missionaries, and leaders experience overwhelming ministry stress and eventually burnout.
F. B. Meyer was pastor at Christ Church in London, England late in the 19th Century when Charles Spurgeon came to town. Spurgeon’s crowds at Metropolitan Tabernacle grew larger and larger.
After serving as a church planter for over 22 years among the Hakka in Taiwan, I returned to the US and my home church, Chinese Bible Church of Maryland (CBCM) in 2001.
In Dr. Bobby Clinton’s study of 3,500 leaders for Christ, it was found that only one-third of leaders finished well.
MAY 23, THE DAY OF PENTECOST, IS ALSO THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE UNREACHED; “A THIRD OF US” WILL LAUNCH THE 1:11 PRAYER CHALLENGE DURING A FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT
The hope you need is not in a vaccine, “back to normal” church, or anything visible — it’s in the presence of Jesus risen! The people you care for and lead are desperate for this hope today.
The teaching to “believe and do” typically ends in dead religion. There is so much more to life in God’s world! Jesus leads us on a journey of becoming fully alive. He is our model, our Living Blueprint. He is also the fuel for our journey.
By Greg Carter
Many Bible students miss the importance of Jesus’ solitude and silence. Every pastor, ministry leader, missionary, and caregiver — any disciple of Jesus! — needs to learn from Jesus’ example of intimacy with God. I don’t want to miss this! So I went back to the Gospel of Mark and did a Bible study on Jesus’ solitude and silence.