Sometimes you read a quote and it just sticks with you. The following quote has been so clarifying to me over the past few weeks.
“Disciples are handmade, one relationship at a time.”
David Kinnaman, You Lost Me
I saw this quote on Twitter the other night. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. It’s one of the things about ministry that I love and hate. It’s why ministry coaching has been so important to me.
Relational ministry takes time and effort and I believe it’s incredibly effective. However, all of us reach limitations in our leadership because we can’t be the relationship builder for all the people involved in our ministries.
Here are some of my focus areas in order to make the most of my relational ministry.