dsc_0340The next pastor’s law is this: the person you do the most for will be the first one to leave the church.

Good example. A family left one of our churches because “no one cares about us.” As the board was discussing this, Ken took out his calendar (he kept records of everything) and showed that visits to this family’s house, their unexpected visits to our house and impromptu meetings after church – literally added up to more than 100 for the year. He hadn’t visited some of the board members even once.

Yet, this family said the church was uncaring.

True, they said it wasn’t us (Ken and I), but the other people, but still …

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