Tag Archives: ministry

Managing Anxiety (Part 1)

One of the great aspects of the lecture was the really practical advice for keeping a handle on stress. One thing to realise is that there will be times when everything goes pear shaped and stress is inevitable. But we … Continue reading

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Australian Culture Watch

Us Aussies do things differently to many places in the world. One of those things is University. I hear our degrees are quite good and valued around the world, yet our experience of how we get them is very different. … Continue reading

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#10 The Ministry of the Holy Spirit

How do you know you wont be a statistic in the ministry fall out magazine. Will you persevere to the end? What is your view of the ministry of the Holy Spirit in your life and ministry? The Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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#9 Release Valve and Lightning Rod

Ministry is tough and there are times when you just need to let all the stress and anger that’s built up out. When you don’t let it out in a healthy way, it makes its own way out when you … Continue reading

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#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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