Some of these things I was already doing, or not doing. But, it’s most definitely eye opening to pastor. I’m so grateful for those, and there are many, who are faithful, encourage, talk about Jesus to others and invite people to church.
Today’s blog post is one I wish I could put my name on. It’s as though he has read my mind, and the mind of countless other pastors, especially the first three paragraphs. Please do not pass by on this read today! By the way, there is no agenda behind sharing this post other than what my blog is all about, “From a pastor’s heart.”
I spent most of my adult life outside vocational ministry. I’m amazed at the opportunities God has given me in ministry, but in many ways I am still a newcomer. I have just over a dozen years in this career. It’s challenging in some ways, because I see things differently from some who have only done ministry, but it also gives me a unique perspective from some pastors. I sat “in the pew” far longer than I’ve stood “behind the pulpit”.
One thing my experience…
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