God doesn’t need us. We need him.
Don’t get the roles reversed. We are not indispensable. He is.
This is an essential reminder for all of us — and especially those of us in heavily administrative and “executive” roles. We executives are supposed to execute, after all.
But as Christians, we know how finite, dependent, contingent we are. And we need to be reminded of it regularly and guard ourselves from subtly beginning to operate as if we really can execute on our tasks all by our lonesome, without the constant help of our God.
Toward a Christian Executive Ethic
I’m often asked how I handle my role as “executive minister” when we have more than 100 staff on three campuses. Here’s a shor…