Ten Things Pastors Don’t Like about Pastoring

Episode #745
April 19, 2022
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There are certain aspects of pastoral ministry that pastors simply do not like. While every pastor is different, our survey found the top ten facets of pastoral ministry like the least. Sam and Thom look at a survey we did ten years ago, and compare it to a recent survey.

1. Business meetings

2. “Supporters” who don’t support the pastor publicly

3. Funerals of non-Christians

4. Treating spouses like paid staff

5. Counseling

6. Anonymous critics

7. Persistent critics

8. Announcements in the worship service

9. Weddings

10. Dealing with budgets and finances




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