The following post comes from Transforming Sermons. It is short and sweet. You should go and check out Transforming Sermons!
How do Christians lose their joy and passion for Christ? Jim Martin has some ideas:
We spend our time and energy talking about our systems. "How will we get this done?" "When is the next meeting?" "Are you on the sub-committee?" Blah. Blah. Blah. Meanwhile, we may find that we can be in meetings (teachers, elders, staff, etc.) and talk with others for hours before anyone ever mentions Jesus or asks whether or not he is pleased with what we are about.