With the age of uncertainty comes the “age of anxiety” — and both coupled with loss of trust.
I learned a lesson about leadership composure from an unlikely source. Several years ago I had scheduled a plumber to fix minor leaks in some toilets in our home as we prepared to sell our house. My wife was to meet the plumber in my absence and give him the instructions I had given her. At about…
I’ll admit that, even as the pastor, I am anxious. How do we lead an anxious congregation through this time when we feel anxiety?
Unless you have skin like Teflon, the cultural demands and the interpersonal demands seep in and stir together a stew of church planter’s guilt.