There are many areas of ministry that I love!! I love visiting people, I love leading Bible Studies, I love worship, I love working with the children and youth of the church….just to name a few. However, there is to more to being a pastor than the “fun” stuff. There are many areas of ministry that a pastor has to worry about. There is the relational, administrative, creative, personal, emotional, spiritual, and theological. When the pastor is not out making a visit or preaching a sermon many pastor can be found in their offices shuffling papers.
I guess I did not know what I was getting myself into when it came to the amount of paper that is used in ministry. It seems all I do is work with paper. I write my sermons and print them out, I deal with bulletins, newsletters, council reports, letters etc. If I wasn’t careful I can find myself filing all the time!!
I have recently dedicated myself to do all I can to go paperless. I would like to share some process I have reasearched and tools to help me accomplish this.
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