Amidst the ever-growing pressures of life, Pastor AJ Sherrill finds in the Quiet the kind of discipline necessary to move beyond talking at God to growing with Christ.
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The pressures of church planting can shift the defining reality of our hearts from following God's call to being driven by our own merits. Here are a few practical ways to check the motives of your ministry.
How do we equip the people in our churches to minister to others in a post-Christian setting where religion no longer governs the public square? How do we help people have confidence that they can actually partner with God in the renewal of every context of their individual lives?
In the inevitable moments of opposition to our ministry, we often find that God is comforting us with the grace, peace and patient love we will then use to comfort others.
Of all the lessons I have learned, the most important is the primal priority of seeking God through prayer. Karl Barth said, "To clasp the hands in prayer is the beginning of an uprising against the disorder of this world." Our church was built on prayer, not sheer human effort.