I'm a week late putting this out. Part of the reason for that is that last week I didn't do as much preaching as usual, so I wanted to spend another week working on the challenge from part 3. So, I'll be at least 7 weeks now in completing this "6 week challenge" (typical!)
This week I want to challenge myself (and anyone who wants to join me) with something I know I need a ton of work on. As I continue working on the challenges from the past few weeks, I now want to add the following challenge:
Week 3 - Eliminate bad habits (personal "crutches," etc.)
Before our next Ministry Training Workshop at our KC Mission work, we are working on making some evaluation sheets to use in helping our preachers receive some helpful criticism from others. This is something I have thought about a lot, and hesitated to implement, because I don't want people to get into the habit of criticizing preachers while they preach. Instead, we should be listening to the preacher and applying what they preach to our own lives. However, I do want our preachers to have some good feedback to help them improve.
Sometimes it is difficult to know what our bad habits are. Here are some of the challenges that might help:
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