I was nervous. I sat across the table after enjoying a nervous lunch of all-you-can-eat grilled liver and onions at a local steakhouse. I was building up the courage to ask our ministry's major benefactor to finance a laptop. Jim and his wife, Judy, had already given exceedingly to redesign our meeting space and add more equipment to our weekly presentations.
Congratulations, leader. You have signed up for a journey of a lifetime called leadership. The ride will consist of ups and downs, pressure and releases, anger and joy, and countless other emotions.