How do you measure a minister? By his oratorical ability? Leadership skills? Size of his church? The budget? His brains, brawn, bucks? These are the things the world uses.
An NFL coach reportedly said, “Winning football is everything. I don’t have time to spend with my family as I ought. If I have to lose my family to have a winning team, so be it.” Jesus said, “That which is highly esteemed among men is an abomination unto God.” You can tell what a man is worth by what he is committed to. Paul’s commitment was to the risen Christ. Brother Cary, you’re going into the ministry. I want to give you some ways I believe you need to measure yourself, standards set by none other than the apostle Paul.
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