The key is to keep positive, be available and pick your battles carefully.
7. You get to see and participate in generational progress
We hear a lot about churches that have grown from small to big in a short period of time. But those churches are few and far between.
The typical church grows slowly and steadily. Over decades, not in a couple years.
If you invest a lifetime into a healthy church, you’ll get to see a depth of growth that few others will ever have the chance to appreciate.
As believers in Jesus, we’re dealing with a timeline that’s eternal.
The best things in life don’t come in a hurry. They take time. But they’re worth the investment.
Copyright © 2018 by the author or Christianity Today.
Click here to read our guidelines concerning reprint permissions.