Have you ever experienced a situation in which one person’s words or a group of people’s words brought God’s work to a sudden stop?
All too often the church becomes a breeding ground for grumbling and gossiping. Church members have very specific ideas about how a church should be run: contemporary music vs. traditional music, choir robes vs. street clothes, seeker-sensitive vs. discipleship of believers. Before you know it, the journey to the Promised Land comes to a halt.
What are some ways that you can bring peace to a potentially volatile situation?
How can you use your words today to encourage the leadership of your church?
Consider writing a note or an e-mail of encouragement to someone in ministry who has blessed you.