Full-time is the name of the horse hitched to the cart with a dozen wheels, one or more dropping off at the most inopportune times, and ministry is the code word for the driver who also doubles as the mechanic.
Ray Anderson in The Soul of Ministry.
And what I want to know is: does the fact that I laugh every time I read this make me cynical beyond hope about ministry?!
Be honest: you know you smiled too!