Children of pastors often feel like they live in glass house. Today, we take a look at an older post from ThomRainer.com on their thoughts about being seen as a pastor’s kid.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Pastors’ children will get a lot of negative feedback. They need to be encouraged greatly.
- We need to keep in mind that pastors’ kids are just that—kids.
- Don’t put pastors’ kids in a separate category from other kids in the church.
- Consultants don’t always tell you what you want to hear. They tell you what you need to know.
The seven things we discuss are:
- “Don’t expect more from the pastor’s kids than any other kids.”
- “Please offer encouragement to my children.”
- “Realize they are kids.”
- “Please don’t call them PKs.”
- “Please pray for my children.”
- “Our kids see and hear more than you realize.”
- “Don’t make me choose between my kids and the church.”
Resources mentioned in today’s podcast
- Church Answers
- Seven Things Pastors Would Like Church Members to Know about Their Children
- Pastors’ Kids – Rainer on Leadership #040
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