Many small churches try to operate like big churches. The idea seems to be that if we imitate what the megachurches are doing--if we do ministry like them--then we'll grow like them. The trouble is, operating like a big church can undermine the inherent strengths of being small.
Working for a ministry can be challenging because of the many hats church employees wear and the limited resources available to help fulfill the church mission. The good news is God’s word is full of encouragement for everyone, but especially those who are called into full-time ministry.