Trying to navigate the difficult dynamics of needing money for more full-time ministry life yet not wanting to be a burden so that nothing will stand in hindrance of the gospel message is nothing new. Yet American primarily struggles in only one direction here, and it needs to change if we’re going to address society boldly and move forward righteously.
On mindfulness of details in our messages
We are no longer a society of biblically familiar, church friendly folks, but rather, one of intelligent skeptics. We must learn to communicate carefully and intentionally as such.