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Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Pastoral Aggravations

August 9, 2013|8:53 am

Let me state the obvious: Pastors are humans. That means they have preferences, likes, and dislikes. So I did an unscientific Twitter poll to find out what pastors really don't like about their jobs. By the way, one pastor cautioned me about calling their ministries "jobs." I understand, but it's hard to fit "God-called vocation and ministry" into a 140-character Twitter question.

I was surprised at the variety of responses. Pastors are certainly not monolithic. No one response was greater than 20 percent of the total. And I was surprised at some potential responses that did not show up. For example, as an introverted pastor, I liked counseling the least of all the work I did. But no pastors mentioned counseling as a least-liked aspect of their jobs.

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/ten-things-pastors-like-least-about-their-jobs-101746/#BPsyXfDB6KitLY6C.99

Source URL : http://www.christianpost.com/news/pastoral-aggravations-101899/