How do you measure a minister? By his oratorical ability? Leadership skills? Size of his church? The budget? His brains, brawn, bucks? These are the things the world uses.
An NFL coach reportedly said, “Winning football is everything. I don’t have time to spend with my family as I ought. If I have to lose my family to have a winning team, so be it.” Jesus said, “That which is highly esteemed among men is an abomination unto God.” You can tell what a man is worth by what he is committed to. Paul’s commitment was to the risen Christ. Brother Cary, you’re going into the ministry. I want to give you some ways I believe you need to measure yourself, standards set by none other than the apostle Paul.
About the author: Greg is a strong believer in Jesus Christ and is also a political analyst, author, and is the Editor-in-Chief for the National War Council. By day he is a self-employed non-emergency medical transport driver, as well as being an author and blogger. His articles are first published on TCP News and Inspirational Christian Blogs, and from there the articles are widely published on many well-known conservative websites. If you would like to republish his articles, please feel free to do so leaving all links intact and crediting the author and the website that the article appeared on.
Greg is the author of the newly released book: Spiritual Darkness is Destroying America and the Church
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