Cumbered with a Load of Control
Trust More; Control Less
The hymn mocks us.
“Are we weak and heavy laden,
Cumbered with a load of care?”1
To which pastors reply, “Are you kidding me? Pastors are veritable poster children for cumberedness. For some, our personal and family lives are strained to a dangerous degree and for others our churches keep us awake at night. For a few, an unhappy few, perhaps more than we wa…