How much should be expected of a pastor? Of course, every pastor has a responsibility to represent Christ well—but given even that mean different things to different people—this is a question worth thinking about. Pastors are not perfect. They are human beings—who get impatient, drive inconsiderately, are insensitive at times—and
This blog post is a short reminder: Trying to do everything at once will burn you out and make you less effective at nearly everything. When we don’t pace ourselves, what we accomplish will likely be done incrementally as well as if we’d planned better, and exercised patience and diligence.
How can preachers make adjustments that better prepare them for the transition from one to multiple services? I’ve been a part of such a transition numerous times, and made the transition from two to three, and three to four. I’ve also had to make adjustments for seasons that included preaching live