Podcast Episode #024
Jonathan and I discuss my findings from a pair of recent Twitter polls I conducted. While not scientific, these anecdotal results describe the areas pastors love about pastoring—and the areas they do not.
- Seeing lives transformed.
- Personal evangelism.
- The people/members.
- Developing new relationships.
- Ministering in the community.
- Ministering to members.
- Casting a vision.
- Staff relationships.
- Mentoring or discipling one-on-one.
- Conflict and complaining church members.
- Family challenges.
- Busy work.
- Members whose priorities are their own comfort and preferences.
- Expectations to be present at all church functions and many social functions.
- Non-productive meetings.
- Expectation to be on call 24/7.
- Confronting people who are sinning.
- Problems with staff members.
- Members who aren’t passionate about evangelism/reaching the community.
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