Too many pastors get sidetracked trying to become famous.
They want to be the next big conference speaker.
They want to have the next big mega church.
They want to be just like their pastor idols. Their focus is all wrong.
Instead of trying to be famous, we need to be faithful.
When I first got started in ministry I was attending a small church. I felt God calling me to do ministry, so I followed.
I didn’t know exactly where or what I would do, but I knew I couldn’t do anything with my life other than follow Jesus and try to reach people for Him.
Like most young men entering the ministry, I was idealistic. My thinking was, “if I reach just one person for Christ it will all be worth it.”
I was in for a huge surprise when I got my first real job in a church. Reaching one person wasn’t enough. I had to reach more. Continue Reading…