A few years ago in ministry, I was in the season of growing and flourishing in who I was as a pastor's wife. I had not yet believed in who I was, and wasn't satisfied spiritually. I longed to be more than I was, and didn't understand in that season that it was a time of learning and growth. I looked down on myself for my age, and desired for God to give me wisdom far beyond it. Unfortunately, because IRead More
As pastors we can be a capping point to the people and how far they grow. We can stop growth by only allowing them to grow so far. Some of us carry the "I can do it all, and know things will get done how I want them to get done, if I do it myself. I can do it better," mindset. We also carry a little pride, desiring to do everything and get the honor for it. However, what we don't realize is, we are hindering the church from growth.
This past January, my husbandRead More