Sweet Miracle of our Empty Hands

Christian Ministry is not an expression of the overflow of grace in one’s own life; it is, instead, the pursuit of grace in one’s own suffering and in the suffering of others. As such, our conception of the minister is profoundly reshaped: the minister… is not ultimately a repository of grace but only a conduit of grace.

Ryken, Ryken, and Wilson on The Diary of a Country Priest, by Georges Bernanos

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