March 25, 2017 by directorfsm
The Founder’s Blog
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 11:20 AM PDT
A few years ago, I took a pastoral position with the goal of shepherding that flock faithfully for at least 25 years. I told them as much after a 98-percent vote that put me in the sacred office. It was a mandate, and I pushed off shore for at least a quarter decade of preaching God’s Word and leading God’s people.
Virtually from day one, the seas of local church ministry grew hurricane-rough.
My goal was not God’s goal….
Continued at Source: When God Lavishes You with Uncomfortable Grace