Category Archives: burnout

Sometimes ministry stinks

The phone rings and we pick it up. The tone sounds and we know an email just came in so we open it. A text message comes in and we are compelled to read it. Lately I’m not making many … Continue reading

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Spirit-filled or Spirit-blind?

Man, that church has a great dance team. The way those people wave those big flags is pretty impressive. But, you know what? I’m just not all that jazzed by stuff like this. If you gave me free tickets to … Continue reading

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Who do you say that I am?

Youth worker, who do you say that I am? You are Christ, the filler of my weekends. You are Jesus, compelling me to attend meeting upon meeting. You are Jesus who keeps me from taking vacations with my family because … Continue reading

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