A new member of a church is talking to the Pastor: "You have such a small congregation. How can they afford to pay you?"
The Pastor said, "Well, I only earn $60 a week."
The man is dumbfounded. "Pastor, how can you possibly get by on an amount that small?"
"Well I tell ya, if I wasn't such a religious man and didn't fast three days a week, I'd probably starve to death."
"It is the experiences of being overwhelmed, nearly destroyed, and surprisingly given life that cause us to pray and sing."
- Walter Brueggemann
"If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that i was made for another world."
- C. S. Lewis
When we moved cross-country, my wife and I decided to drive both of our cars. Nathan, our eight-year-old, worriedly asked, "How will we keep from getting separated?"
"We'll drive slowly so that one car can follow the other," I reassured him.
"Yeah, but what if we DO get separated?" he persisted.
"Well, then I guess we'll never see each other again," I quipped.
"Okay," he said. "I'm riding with Mom."
"When I talk to managers I get the feeling that they are important.
When I talk to leaders I get the feeling that I am important."
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