Paul Martin is a speaker and author. He served pastorates in Louisiana, Oklahoma, Indiana, and Kansas. He, along with his wife Sharon, pioneered their denomination's ministry into Sierra Leone, West Africa with a focus on leadership development and theological education. The Martins live near Wichita, KS. They are parents of two married children and six grandchildren.
Armed Hindu extremists in Madhya Pradesh, India, disrupted worship services at two churches on Feb. 7, beat congregation members and pressured police to arrest more than 20 Christians on suspicion of forcible conversion, sources said.
As you lead in children and family ministry, it's crucial to be self-aware and to keep asking yourself questions that will help you stay on course. We often talk about having an accountability partner and that is a great thing. But it's also just as important to keep yourself in check.