7 Things Your Pastor Wishes You Knew

6) We tend to internalize our jobs… a lot.  

When someone leaves the church, we feel it.  When someone complains about the sermon, we feel it.  The truth is that a lot of pastors have a hard time hearing critique because of how much of their own identity is tied up in their ministry.  Of all the times I’ve heard “I love you pastor” I can only think of a few that weren’t followed by “but…” and some type of complaint.  Consider a 2/1 ratio of appreciation to complaints for pastor appreciation month!



About Kris Browning 6 Articles
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.