Browsing Archive: July, 2011

The Need for Patience

Posted by Terry Reed on Sunday, July 24, 2011,

One thing especially needed by small church pastors is patience.  It is so easy to try to run ahead of God and the church.  We have all of these great ideas that we're itching to put into practice.  This is amplified if we are in a congregation that is need of numerical growth and we can see some of the barriers in the way.

But all of life is about learning to wait on God's timing.  Going into a church as a new pastor and trying to change a lot of things is a certain recipe for conflict and di...

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Back to the Trenches

Posted by Terry Reed on Sunday, July 17, 2011,

This week I returned to full time bivocational ministry.  I had quit Walmart after 10 1/2 years back in December.  I enjoyed the time off from retail but alas, the bills continue to come!  So this week I started back in retail at Radio Shack.  

There are so many parallels to the ministries I have had through the years.  Most notably, this business is a good one, but has seen sales slip in the past year.  There is a rebuilding process that will require time and effort to bring the profits back ...

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Terry Reed
Wynne, Arkansas
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