“How to Knock Over a 7-Eleven and Other Ministry Training” by Michael Cheshire –
“And that, ladies and gentleman, is what all of us in church work signed up for . We take people’s nightmares and work to get them to the God of their dreams. Not all stories have happy endings, and not every person wants help, but we are, nonetheless, called to put ourselves into harm’s way and care.”
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In ministry we sometimes forget it is a battle. We can settle into a pattern of fun services, great programs, and good like-mined friends.
The reality is that true ministry can -and should – be messy.
Charles Hahlen. Matthew 4:19