No one says that teaching is a waste or that doctrine can be ignored. But the general sentiment is that good preaching and congregational care are pretty well taken care of. What we really need are innovators, visionary-leaders, entrepreneurs, and community change-agents…
How to Fire a Minister–and have him like it!
Is there a way to terminate a minister (senior pastor, associate, staffer, etc) and have him like it? Maybe there is.
Church Planting Economics 101: Paper clips
Let that be an encouragement to you, Church Planter, if you are working hard with little money in those early days. That kind of frugality will teach you much and the fact is, you will live; even with little wannabe paper clips.
Besides that, who knows? Maybe one day God will prosper the work enough to buy the real ones.
Want To Get More Done? Stop Doing So Much.
Sit down once a month with your calendar and your projects list, and look for things that might be good ideas, but need to be pruned in order to give you more capacity to do your crucial work.