One of the most frequently asked questions we get asked relates to when it’s time to take a pastorate or leave one. Today we cover seven ways to sense it’s time to leave.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- One indicator that it’s time to move to a new pastorate is when you have a stronger and clearer vision for the new church than your current one.
- There’s always the risk of leaving a pastorate for greener grass when you really shouldn’t.
- Your family is your first line of ministry.
- You will always have some critics as a pastor. But when the opposition is insurmountable, it may be better for everyone to find another place of ministry.
The seven ways we discuss are:
- A sense of God’s calling
- A vision transfer to another ministry
- Family issues
- Insurmountable opposition at the current church
- A sense of completed ministry at the current church
- A calling away from local church ministry to another Christian ministry
- A calling into the secular marketplace
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