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The One Minute Manager, The One Minute Parent, The One Minute Mother, and The One Minute Father. As a busy pastor, I must confess these titles intrigued me. With a new church in a new city, a new house, and a new daughter, I thought I'd found the answer to my time management needs.

I resolved, "I'll be the 'One Minute Pastor.' " Here's my plan.

Mornings-Rise at 5:30 A.M. and gulp down an Instant Breakfast. Then off to my study for my One Minute Quiet Time. This includes One Minute of Prayer and Intercession followed by One Minute of Bible Reading, One Minute Meditation, and One Minute Application. Now to One Minute Sermon Preparation for Sunday's One Minute Message following One Minute Praise and Worship.

Time for lunch. I'll tell my secretary I'll be back in a minute and head to the fast food drive-thru. There's a new one in town you can drive by at thirty-five miles an hour and they throw the food in the window if you've called ahead.

Afternoons-One Minute Counseling follows my One Minute ...

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