Well, another former colleague, a pastor I have known for 20 years, was fired recently. I wish I could tell a tale of harsh elders or demanding congregants, but based upon first-hand accounts, he hung himself. Not literally, but figuratively. As I often say, the crises of life are a way of revealing something that has been happening for a long time. The details are not important, and I don’t want to betray his identity to him or those in the pulpit/church he has now left without a Senior Pastor. Let’s focus on the principles. In my experience, if a pastor does these three things faithfully, he will have the support of the vast majority of his people in almost any church anywhere.
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