As a senior pastor for 42 years, I’ve experienced eight distinct ministry stages.
You’ll need something more gritty than prosperity preachers teach and more glorious than any politician can offer.
The means by which God sanctifies men and women, setting them apart as his own people, is the Word of truth.
Aim for faithfulness and you’ll get success thrown in; aim for success and you’ll get neither.
Just because your hardship is common doesn’t mean it’s not hard.