But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ. Ephesians 4:15
In my short time in church work, I’ve observed some of my tendencies. It’s easy to focus my attention on secondary things instead of the central focus that God wants me to have – serving others by teaching the truth of God.
I am learning that in serving others, the focus should be truth, (i.e., the Word of God, the Gospel of Christ, Jesus Himself, all of which are truth). Biblical truth should be the central drive of church ministry, while other aspects of ministry point toward truth and facilitate growth in truth.