5) Don't Forget To Love Them Too: Unchecked, all of us are incredibly self-absorbed people. We think the entire world revolves around us. Our life, our experiences, our job, our joys, and our failures are really significant. While all of these experiences consume our every thought, everyone else around us doesn't spend much time thinking about them. This is mostly because they are consumed with their own story as well. This isn't a good or bad thing, just a thing.
As Christians, we are invited to remove yourself out of the center of the universe and allow Jesus his rightful place there. Many of us can get our head around that. But what seems to elude most people is that this invitation is not to have a simple duet between you and Jesus. This invitation also allows other people and their stories to matter to you as well. And this truth could never be more important than with the story that consumes your pastor's thoughts.Read More