Five Updates on Pastoral Tenure

Episode #789
February 21, 2023
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Five Updates on Pastoral Tenure:

1. Overall tenure is increasing.

2. But a significant number of pastors left during or shortly after the pandemic.

3. Bivocational pastors have longer tenures.

4. The paucity of available pastors will affect tenure.

5. The “fiveyear-test” may become the “seven-year test.”




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