May 27, 2014

Encourage Leaders with Faithful Graciousness

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Here's an excerpt from Encourage Leaders with Faithful Graciousness, Jared Wilson's contribution to the May issue of Tabletalk:

It is hard to pin down what is difficult about pastoral ministry for people unfamiliar with it. Many laypeople see their pastor once or twice a week during Lord's Day worship or a church activity. A few may see him more frequently if they are involved in volunteer ministry or are being discipled or counseled personally by the pastor. So while we sometimes joke about the congregation that thinks their pastor works only one day a week—and even then, he's just talking—the stereotype of the pastor who "gets no respect" is regrettably a very real thing.

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