I’ve had plenty of success in my ‘career’ in ministry. Probably too much for my own good. But I’ve had a few whopping failures too, the most recent being a six-year attempt to resurrect my denomination’s Sunday schools. However, all failure is not loss. Even failures can be successful, if we learn from them. What are the lessons that failure can teach?
© 2006, Keith Drury
Keith Drury served The Wesleyan Church headquarters in Christian Education and Youth leadership for 24 years before becoming a professor of religion at Indiana Wesleyan University. He is the author of more than a dozen books of practical spirituality, including Holiness for Ordinary People, Common Ground and Ageless Faith. Keith Drury wrote the Tuesday Column for 17 years (1995-2012), and many articles can be found on his blog “Drury Writing.”
Keith Drury retired from full time teaching in 2012. Keith is married to Sharon and has two adult sons and several grandchildren. He is retired in Florida with Sharon and enjoys cycling.