7 Things Your Pastor Wishes You Knew

4) We often feel overburdened.  

Nearly half of the pastors surveyed by Lifeway said that they often feel the demands of ministry are greater than they can handle and 54% admit that their role is frequently overwhelming.  This is unsurprising when you consider 21% believe their churches hold unrealistic expectations for them, 35% feel alone or isolated, and 20% believe their search team failed to accurately describe their church before the pastor arrived.  Consider taking time to identify your spiritual gifts and begin serving regularly at your local church.



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Kris is a valued contributor to the publication. His thoughtful insight into the logic of human jurisdictional systems provides a focused clarity for understanding the events impacting our world. Kris is an ordained pastor currently finishing up his Ph.D in Organizational Leadership.