It is so common. So typical. Decisions made by church leadership to avoid a complaint. To avoid the pain. It doesn’t work. You cannot avoid pain. You have to choose which pain is worth enduring.
Would you rather live a reactionary life of pain avoidance or a proactive/intentional life that has direction and the accompanying pain of pushing in a productive direction?
When we decide to create a culture of real disciple making we will encounter resistance. But let’s not fool ourselves into thinking that the old way was the pain free way so the new way isn’t worth the trouble.
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