“On it’s best day, ministry is hard.”
That is the advice my Pastor shared with me when I first started in ministry, and it’s true.
God has called us to no easy task. It’s hard work on it’s best day. And I don’t even want to talk about it’s worst day!
This is one of the biggest misconceptions about ministry. That since it’s God’s work it’s always fulfilling, fascinating, and fun. But a year into ministry and you realize that while it is all of those things sometimes, it’s not all of those things all the time.
When you’re short on budget, short on volunteers, short on time, and short on enthusiasm, ministry can be anything but fun. Read more