Tag: frustration

  • 3 Tips for Dealing with Ministry Frustration

    3 Tips for Dealing with Ministry Frustration

    I have several friends for who have used the word “frustrated” in response to the question, “How are things going in your ministry?” Why Am I Frustrated? If your ministry is a job, you will be frustrated for a few reasons. God promises in Genesis 3 that our work will be frustrated as a result […]

  • Swinging at the right guy

    In 7th grade I ended up in the principle’s office because I got into a fight. Technically, I was trying to break it up and got punched. But, apparently to a 7th grade science teacher, getting punched meant I was in a fight and deserved to be suspended. Within 5 minutes the three of us […]

  • Making the Bible Accessible

    “The Bible isn’t for people outside of the church to understand. So it isn’t your place to make the Gospel accessible.“ That may be the dumbest quote I’ve ever heard in relation to using sound missiological principles to reach a dead and dying people group. And yet, this quote apparently came from the mouths of […]

  • Myth: God opens and closes doors

    I’ve heard this phrase to the point where I think people actually believe this is somehow a biblical concept. God has opened the door for me to ____. I was pursuing something I really felt called to, but God closed the door. That’s not in the Bible folks. It is a non-biblical, non-Christian philosophy called […]

  • Commitment: A trend to or a trend away?

    I posted a question here… your thoughts are always appreciated.