Ed Stetzer just released some new findings on pastors which are actually optimistic. I’ve read some George Barna statistics which made me think I need to start taking depressants and listening to The Cure in the dark to obtain the same emotional state as the majority of pastors.
Instead of painting pastors as drained out, over-worked, depressed, hypocrites; the study shows them as men who feel they’re fulfilling God’s calling for their lives.
Summary of Points:
- Pastors still believe in their church
- Pastors are developing in developing leaders, but the church may not be doing a good job of this
- Pastors feel they’re fulfilling their calling
- Pastors and churches are changing
Read it Here