- Set goals that are scripturally based.
- Set priorities for the activities that are necessary to reach those goals.
- Develop a schedule that reflects your goals and priorities.
- Discipline yourself to keep your schedule.
Bill Hull, Jesus Christ Disciple Maker, (Grand Rapids: Fleming H. Revell, 1990), 81.
This makes good sense, but is difficult to actually do when a multitude of “needs” bombard the church office. We all might do well to remember this and pray that our pastors will be able to discern how best to use their time.