Wise pastors focus on one or two goals rather than a multiplicity of them,” said Dan Garland, director of pastoral ministries and church consulting at LifeWay Christian Resources. “Research demonstrates that (working on too) many goals limits achievement. We focus on less in order to do more.”

Garland was featured at the March 28 “The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX)” conference at Westwood Baptist Church, Alabaster. The conference was sponsored by LifeWay in partnership with the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM).

Daniel Edmonds, state missionary responsible for SBOM’s Sunday School and discipleship efforts, said, “We’re committed to disciple-making ministries and this training is another of the events we’re sponsoring for pastors and other staff.” (continued…)

Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper at http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/pastors-avoid-getting-lost-in-whirlwind/.

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