In this article, Stuart Stogner reminds us that broken, sinful people and broken, sinful pastors (no different than the rest of us) have the potential to create a broken church. Relationships in the church can be disappointing, excruciating, and devastating. But, Christ works redemptive beauties in the midst of this reality. When all is said and done, the more you love God and His people, the more you enter His story, where His brokenness makes us beautiful, and where His wounds anchor our lives to each other.
Everyday Life of a Pastor: Reasons to Persevere
from the Journal of Biblical Counseling 24:3 | 2006