CHANGE IS AS DIFFICULT as it is inevitable. Leading change is even harder. Pastors are often asked to produce change, but just as often they face resistance when they do it. Learning to live with and lead through change is a critical factor in the long and joyful obedience of ministry.
—James A. Harnish, Extraordinary Ministry in Ordinary Time: An Invitation to Renewal for Pastors (Upper Room Books, 2020)
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It is the LORD who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.
—Deuteronomy 31:8 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
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