If we look at Exodus 18:13-26, Mark 1:38 and Acts 6:1-7, we can see clearly that no one person can do everything, and no one person should do everything.
There are many important things that need to be done by “someone” in all areas of life and ministry, but not all of them need to be done by you.
If we specifically look at the Acts passage, some things carry a greater importance, in terms of leadership responsibility than others. In this passage, once roles were adjusted appropriately, great grow came, due to the fact that people were doing what they were supposed to do.
There are two great questions that arise from these passages –
1 – WHAT SHOULD YOU BE DOING, where will your greatest impact or input come from, what is the most effective use of your time..?
2 – WHAT SHOULD YOU NOT BE DOING, what can be and should be being done by some one else, who are you training for that role or responsibility..?
“Birds fly, fish swim”, make sure you are doing what you are designed to do. Teach, train and release others to do the other things.