Top Seven Regrets Most Pastors Have

Episode #331
May 26, 2017
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Podcast Episode #331

We cover seven regrets many pastors and church staff have and how to overcome them. And we also talk about Chuck E. Cheese.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Seminaries are great, but no school can teach everyone everything needed for ministry.
  • Critics will always be present for leaders.
  • There can be healthy critics; it’s just hard to see them that way.
  • When faced with a difficult situation, do you find the opportunity or the danger?
  • Pastors are prone to blame outside factors for church problems.
  • Church can be an evil mistress for a pastor.
  • Sharing ministry is a step of faith.
  • Don’t be a ministry hoarder.

The seven regrets we discuss are:

  1. Lack of practical training for local church ministry.
  2. Overly concerned about critics.
  3. Failure to exercise faith.
  4. Not enough time with family.
  5. Failure to understand basic business and finance issues.
  6. Failure to share ministry.
  7. Failure to make friends.

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