Soon after making a decision to follow Christ, I became part of brand new church in Folsom, California, called Oak Hills. And it was this church that eventually asked me to come on staff as their worship pastor. My wife and I made the decision to leave a lucrative job in aerospace to come on staff in 1990, and I still minister there today.
Oftentimes this leaves us tired, cranky and unable to truly enjoy the Christmas season ourselves. We can’t let that happen! But how do we avoid that? Here are five things I’ve learned to practice in order to personally enjoy the season:
Dean Sweetman and Frank Barry with Tithe.ly discuss what pastors and ministry leaders need to know about year-end giving. The reality is that December is an excellent time to talk about giving, even more so than you may realize.