Umpires need to be invisible. Yet God can redeem our work even if others don’t notice or affirm us. There are parallels between working in anonymity like an umpire and serving in God’s kingdom.
Learn about the vital role of hobby and play and how to grow your interests.
What I heard in church and from the Christian culture was “die to yourself,” “consider others as more important than yourself,” “sacrifice yourself for the cause of Christ.” But when these good biblical principles were applied through the cultural grid of “success” – with no mention of biblical rest – it led to my burnout.
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