Friday, June 03, 2011

Raising men up instead of bringing men in

A Pilgrim's Progress: I Didn't Fit

Good thoughts from Eric this morning. When we hire men to come into the local body instead of raising men up from within that body, we are hiring strangers to minister to strangers. By the time they finally start to fit it, they often part ways for a variety of reasons and another stranger takes his place. Yet another factor in pastoral burnout....

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