Here are some lessons that most of us would benefit from. The only problem is that we may not be able to divide our day into ‘thirds,’ and only work two of three. Medical ministry is pretty demanding. Or should we be thinking differently about healthcare ministry in a mission setting? How can we best communicate Jesus to our patients and staff?
Several weeks ago I posted a link to a video that has garnered some good feedback in many circles. You can see the blog here with a link to the video in it.
One person commented on that video post wondering what it would look like to seek to live this type of pace while traveling internationally at jet speed. This is a great question.
Lessons on Itinerant Shepherding
Personal, on-site interaction is a core philosophy of my shepherding. I want to walk the streets of those I tend to – meet their community, sit in their living room (if they want that) – enter into the very fabric of their lives. We all long to be known. Long-term, particularized care leads to others being known, loved and that creates space for life change.
There are some hidden temptations that come with such a model. One of the greatest is…
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