Tag Archives: Mark Driscoll

#8 Some Depression is Normal and OK

Some people think that ministry, although hard and tiresome at times is generally an exciting and uplifting time, where joy and peace abounds. If you think this, GO READ YOUR BIBLE. Many of the Psalms are of lament and sorrow. … Continue reading

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#7 How to Handle your Criticism

It is this issue that will mark your ministry. So when it comes, praise God for it and also expect it; Jesus said if you follow me, then persecution will come as well. The problem is we don’t respond well … Continue reading

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#6 Nobody Else Knows What They are Doing

No one knows what to do. They just do it. This is not to say that everyone is walking around in the dark. But everybody is doing ministry in a different situation; culturally, demographically, size, maturity etc. Jesus knows what … Continue reading

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#5 Young Men Need to Learn Humility

This is all about pride, young men struggle with this most. ‘God mocks the proud, yet gives grace to the humble’ (Proverbs 3:34). Young men are prone to thinking they know how to do it, that they can get the … Continue reading

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#4 Power of Silence and Solitude

As an activist (rather than a contemplative, find more here) I find taking time out for silence and solitude hard to do. For example, I went on a surf trip by myself one holiday. 36 hours into it I was … Continue reading

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Driscoll at Moore

Just a quick one. Enjoying the dishing out of quality feedback for Sydney Anglicans

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#3 There are Rough Patches in Ministry

There are rough patches in ministry that you need to persevere through. Ministry is not always fun and enjoyable, there are times when growth is slow, or there is decline, tension arises, programs need to be put to death and … Continue reading

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