In a few short weeks pastors and congregations will be starting their new relationships together.
Bill Wilson of the Center for Healthy Churches says that the arrival of a new minister can be a marvelous opportunity to start anew for both the minister and the congregation — but only if the pastor steers clear of four common traps that can derail the new relationship:
- The trap of expectations
- The trap of agendas
- The trap of talking
- The trap of silence