Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Why Your Ministry Needs More Grit and How to Get It

True grit is more than a great movie. It’s what Jesus calls us to in the world of professional ministry.

Jesus set the pace for all of us with his own brand of hands-on earthly outreach. He got up close and personal with sinners so that he could transform them into saints. As a result he got dirtier than a cowboy on a cattle drive during his three and a half year stint of earthly ministry. If touching contagious lepers, casting out pesky demons and scrubbing the crud encased feet of his sweaty disciples doesn’t count as gritty, I don’t know what does. Suffice it to say that the only thing lacking in the ministry of Jesus was a great big bottle of Purel.

What does all of this have to do with you and your ministry? More than you might think! To read more, click here.

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