Alan Danielson on ministry expectations:
Most people, pastors and laypeople alike, become disappointed with their church. It’s inevitable. People are flawed and since churches are made up of people, churches are flawed. If we’re not careful, though, this disappointment can turn into discouragement, frustration and anger.
So if disappointment is inevitable, how do we avoid the awful emotional turmoil that often follows? One word: expectations.
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