The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
I first realised something was wrong when someone apologised for wanting to see me. I’d been a minister for a few years by then in a medium-sized church with the usual run of activities – sermons, Bible studies, home-groups, youth groups etc. I’d also accumulated some denominational and other local responsibilities. I was young and healthy and rather enjoyed having slightly too much to do.
But the nervousness of the lady who spoke to me after church that Sunday told me I needed to do some serious thinking about my priorities. I can still remember what she said. ‘I know how busy you are. I don’t want to intrude on your time.’
There were several things about her words that brought me up with a jolt. Did I really givepost was originally published on this site