When asked recently about how I deal with all the ministry encounters and church circumstance of our day, I simply shared a copy of my personal ABC’s of Ministry.
A – Acknowledge His Grace, Everyday!
B – Be kind, no matter what! Bless Others!
C – Character is always more important than comfort!
D – Depend upon His Guidance Each Day!
E – Enjoy Your Family as a Gift From God and Encourage People Every Day!
F – Forgive and Forget Easily and Fish When You Can!
G – Give generously from your Heart!
H – Help gladly those you can!
I – Interfere Sparingly!
J – Judge Not – You’re not Qualified!
K – Know God’s Word – Know His Heart!
L – Love Everybody as They Are! Love My Pastor and His Wife.
M – Make Friends Easily!
N – Name-Dropping Accomplishes Nothing!
O – Open Your Heart to Others!
P – Pray About Everything
Q – Quibbling over Trivia is a Waste of Time!
R – Respect others and Yourself!
S – Sing Everyday!
T – Trust God – not opinions!
U – Ulterior Motives will rise up to bite you!
V – Visit the Lost, the sick, and all those needing the Love of Christ.
W – Wait patiently on the Lord to change things.
X – Xerox everything – just in case you need it!!
Y – Yell only when you are alone (then it’s healthy!)
Z – Zero tolerance for Lies and Liars!
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