Ministry is first of all being and secondly doing. The temptation is to be engaged in more activity for God than our being with God can sustain. Jesus constantly had to remind his disciples that their joy was to come from their relationship with him, not their achievements for him (Luke 10:20). Likewise, as pastors, we must remember that who we are is more important than what we do, because the love of Jesus in us is the greatest gift we have to give to others. The following list of 7 competencies should be viewed in the same way. Numbers 2 – 7 flow from the quality of Number 1.
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