Two spiritual practices have allowed me to stay in ministry for 17 years and still enjoy it. They won’t be found among the spiritual classics, other than through application of “classic” disciplines. However, ideas like “prayer,” “love”, “sabbath,” etc., still must be applied. It’s one thing to say “I should pray more.” It’s another to craft a doable plan for cultivating a more prayerful life. Here are two tangible ministry practices that have helped me weather extreme ministry storms.
Today's blog asks a simple question to those in ministry: Do you take Monday or Friday off, and why? I've been a Friday-off guy for about five years for 3 primary reasons: It gives me some semblance of a weekend (2 days off in a row), though I almost always