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The Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast

Oct 24, 2018

Welcome to the 143rd episode of the Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast! If you enjoy listening to this podcast and it has helped you and your team in any way, please leave us a review on Apple Podcast or Stitcher or take the time to share it on social media. Do you have a question for Pastor Josh about leadership, ministry, or any other topic we’ve covered on the podcast so far? Submit your questions to or @joshgagnon on Twitter and Pastor Josh might answer it on a future episode! Thoughts from this episode: Discouragement focuses on ME. Holy discontent focuses on HIM. Discouragement says, “I don’t think I can make it.” Holy discontent says, “you can do all things.” Discouragement shows what I’m not, holy discontent shows who He is and what He can accomplish. Discouragement says, “I don’t know if I’m called.” Holy discontent says, “God will clarify your calling.” What causes discouragement? FRUSTRATION Wrong FOCUS FAILURE FATIGUE What do we do about it? Renew your mind (Romans 12:2) Refocus our heart (Revelation 2:4) Reschedule our life (Ephesians 5:15-16) Rejoice (James 1:2-4) Don’t be entitled to ministry, be amazed by it. Quotes: “The fastest way to fall out of your calling is to chase someone else's.” “Discouragement is the enemy. Holy Discontent is the blessing.”