Links for your weekend reading:
Most of the time church planting is a long, hard slog.
It is all too common for planters to underestimate the nuances of their context and overestimate their own abilities requiring some significant, unexpected changes to be made.
Our theologians must be excellent missiologists and our missiologists must be excellent theologians. If not, the Church will have theologically skewed pastors. And sadly … She does. And few churches believe such is the case.
Sometimes we work long hours because we are lazy.
The key is to find your “stress sweet spot” — just enough stress, but not too much — so you can reach your potential without crashing and burning.
Five of those traits, Kaufman writes, were “broadly related to well-being.”