Bible Thought

“Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.” 1 Cor 15:58

“It is the quality of leaders that they can bear to be sat on, absorb shocks, act as a buffer, bear being much plagued,’ wrote Fred Mitchell, a one-time leader in the old China Inland Mission. ‘ The wear and tear and the continual friction and trials which come to the servants of God are the greatest tests of character.” – Gordon MacDonald, Building Below The Waterline

I would add, “…while believing and teaching the Good News of Jesus Christ with zeal and clarity.”