Hiring, leading and terminating are huge pastoral responsibilities.
“Sooner or later, we will be giving up our ministries and handing them back to the Master.”
“This is a calling and not a profession.”
“If I were a young man just beginning to minister for the Lord, I would want to make sure I did these things…”
“Why do people hold on to church jobs long after their usefulness has expired?”
“Four things the pastor wants from you when you join his staff.”
“Pastors need a clear understanding of their role before they are employed.”
Here are recommendations for the pastor whose congregation is being torn by issues in the culture and community and who is thinking about taking a public stand.
“What can we do for the unemployed, but faithful, servant of the Lord?”
“The people will do what their leaders do.”