Thursday Threes: October 6, 2016
Three notable articles I read this week:
Mark Dance – Pastors are not quitting in droves. “Each time a pastor prematurely exits the ministry race, I grieve. I also grieve each time I hear the awful pastor retention stats which are unsubstantiated and sometimes exaggerated.”
Selma Wilson – 4 signs emotional work may be exhausting you. “God has given us a wide range of emotions that help us navigate life. There are positive emotions and also negative emotions. They all have purpose depending on the circumstances but if managing our emotions is requiring lots of emotional work, we may be in trouble and not even know it.”
Keelan Cook – How to map your members in Google for local outreach. Keelan gives practical step-by-step instructions to understand your church’s geographic footprint. Each church member’s home is a staging ground for the Great Commission. Here’s how to see what that looks like on a map.