Was yesterday a tough Sunday, pastor?
You did everything you know to do.
You prepared, prayed and studied all week long.
A couple days ahead of time, you got in touch with volunteers to remind them this was their Sunday to teach, sing, usher, and so on.
You arrived early, unlocked the doors, made sure everything was clean, and turned on the heat, lights and sound.
But at least one volunteer didn’t show up. No reason. Just didn’t.
You scrambled to find someone to cover for them. But that position stayed empty. Again.
Still, you battled through.