As life-giving as it can be, ministry can also suck the life out of you. When life and ministry collide trouble is soon to follow and burnout is on the way. Here are three simple tips to help you balance ministry and personal life.
Jesus said it this way, “Remain in me, and I will remain in you…” John 15:4. I encourage you read both verse 4 and 5 and check yourself today.
2. Remember to Whom You are Called
- A church can take away your job, but they can’t take away your call.
- Don’t confuse the calling with the job. Your call began when you accepted Christ. As you minister to others you only further that call.
- Viewing your calling only in the context of your church or “job” blurs the lines of who you are called to be and do.