What is Your Emergency Plan?
With the passing of Hurricane Irene the last few days it seems that everywhere I turn I hear people saying, “You need to have a plan.”
I agree . . . after 10 years of living in NYC and now living in South Florida, my family and I are big believers in having an emergency plan. 🙂
And that started me thinking . . . The best way to ride out the storms of life (and ministry) is to have a plan for how to deal with them BEFORE they come.
Chances are you are in a storm right now. I dare say that many worship leaders are in the midst of a hurricane of their own.
You may feel stuck, overwhelmed, under-equipped, outpaced, uninspired, or just plain dead on your feet.
- If you’re in a season of starting something new chances are your passion is higher than your ability right now as you are learning how to build a healthy team and healthy systems.
- If you’re in a season of growth you may be riding the wave as you watch God do great things in your church while at the same time trying not to drown beneath it all.
- If you’re in a season of stagnation you may be wondering how to regain some of the passion you once had for ministry and kick-start your team once again.
- If you’re in a season of decline you are probably asking “How did we get here and how can we turn it around . . . and fast?”
Wherever you are in the ministry cycle the key to thriving in the midst of the storm is to develop your plan.