Dealing with Expectations and Disappointment
Maybe the most memorable of Jim’s pastoral commitments was the commitment to disappoint his congregation—”I will disappoint you.”
Every pastor understands the difficulty of navigating complex expectations. The truth is, we will disappoint people and people will disappoint us. But that’s not an excuse, its a reality that frames the work we do as pastors. In this episode, Jim discusses how to handle expectations, disappointments, and experiences of pain.