We were warned.
They told us it would be hard. They told us it could destroy our marriage. Not that we doubted them. We just believed we had it covered.
We had thirteen solid years of marriage under our belt. We’d been through much harder things then starting a new church. We did have a baby with Down Syndrome after all. How hard could birthing a church be? Vocational ministry is what we do. We love this stuff.
But just one year later, I found myself sitting in a conference workshop.