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Pastors who feel STUCK in Ministry

Here’s a story about the affects of the lottery from this week’s edition of Ministry Briefing:

Sociologists Josh Packard and Todd Ferguson are conducting a survey of pastors which they are calling STUCK. It is aimed at understanding the reasons why some stay in the ministry even though they’d really rather walk away from organized religion. “I tried… I really wanted to get out of ministry because I felt like I was producing an artificial thing each week” said one pastor.

Click here to see the full article.

Why this matters:

  • Ministry is not about a paycheck, when you are done… you need to get out
  • Sometimes the healthiest thing we can do is step back for a season, and work elsewhere
  • When a pastor’s spiritual life is wrecked, the ramifications are far reaching

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