Excellent post by Will Mancini. A must read for those frustrated in ministry. Though its focus is on church planters its application touches all those in ministry.
Here are his 5 Action Steps:
#1 Spend time with people who will show you the donut.
#2 Take 3 days away (especially if it requires a step of faith).
#3 Spend a day dedicated to saying “thank you.”
#4 Schedule a barrier-breaker brainstorm session.
#5 Believe that weakness and limitation are real assets.