After a particularly difficult marriage counseling session early in my first year of ministry, I called a mentor to debrief and decompress. He patiently heard me out and then offered a convicting assessment: “It sounds as if you’re more concerned about being right than you are about the couple you are counseling.” I knew immediately that he was right, but I made a mild protest and changed the subject. I didn’t want to face that truth about myself. It’s still hard to face the facts, but I can see now that in many different areas of my ministry, the focus …
Rev. Eric Landry is founding pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church (PCA ) in Murrieta, California, and executive director for White Horse, Inc., the parent company of Modern Reformation magazine and the White Horse Inn radio broadcast.