It is inevitable that our personalities show themselves in ministry. While we should avoid making our personalities the center of our ministry, we should instead show Jesus’ personality.

Thus personality should touch your ministry but never torch it, just as pepper is a wonderful spice but a terrible meal. Every pastor must preach through his personality, but he must be careful not to preach his personality. Every counselor must counsel through his personality, but he must beware not to counsel his personality.

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