What is a housing allowance? Am I eligible for one? What does it mean for my finances? Many ministers find themselves asking these types of questions. But the answers’ complexity often leaves them feeling stressed, frustrated, and even more lost. It doesn’t have to be this way.
Whether you are trying to get out of debt or lead a ministry, you need grit.
Grit has become recognized as a significant factor is a person’s ability to pursue and achieve their goals. Angela Duckworth, well known for her research on grit, defines grit as perseverance and passion for long-term goals. The absence of grit is seen when people decide to stop chasing their goals because of the difficulty achieving them.
Living generously certainly involves your finances. However, a generous lifestyle was never meant to be limited to just money. It invades all areas of our lives. The Bible tells us that we are to care for one another. Sometimes, this involves financial help, but often it does not.
Let’s look at some verses that encourage us to care for one another:
Experienced leaders are those who have been in leadership roles for a significant period of time. These experienced leaders have led well throughout their career. Their lives and leadership have impacted many, which is why they have remained in their role.
Experienced leaders are susceptible to the fears leaders of all tenure face. However, because of their tenure, the impact of dwelling on these fears is often magnified, sometimes leading to an unfortunate deterioration of their legacy.