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Bivocational Pastor Struggle

Hi, I've been pastoring a small church for about 10 years now and my wife leads praise and worship. Well since the church is small we are not getting any

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Lost and Confused

I have been on a spiritual journey for 10 years. I almost hate to even talk about spiritual burnout with so few years in the ministry. I've been at two

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Jealous Wife!

Help, I just started a new youth pastor position about 4 months ago and my wife has been very insecure. She acts jealous over, just about every female

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Pastor or associate

Hi all, I recently accepted a job in a great church.The church had grown, planted 3 other churches and the previous leader was stepping back and up to

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Controlling people in leadership

Guys, I am new here, and I am frustrated. I knew I was going to go through suffering through ministry, but never thought it would be at the hand of a

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Kid and the Preacher (true story)

I'm a preacher and the other day at the supermarket I saw a little boy from church with his mother. He saw me and his eyes went wide. He began tugging

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I'm 21, and have been asked to lead the youth ministry

My step father has become deeply involved with pastoralship at my hometown church. He started up their long lost youth group, despite other members of

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Help for emotionally drained pastors

Hello friends and partners in ministry, I just want to thank each of you for sharing your hearts on this page. Your stories have been an immense help

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Dealing with Bullies

Hello, I approached one of my youth because I saw she was bullied after school on her way home. I spoke with her but I wasn't completely sure what to

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Advice/ Future Help

I recently left pastoral ministry. My wife and I are separated. Ministry was a trigger in our separation. As of now, I cannot Pastor nor do I believe I

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What Can The Spouse Do?

From my experience I have seen the spouse of the pastor left not knowing what to do or where to go for help when their spouse experiences burnout. Whatever

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Emotional Distress

Hello - Assistant Pastor of a Small Church in the Northwest. I married my wife 10 years ago, we have both known the Lord since our Teens. My wife has never

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I am asked to be a Pastor.................but

I am a long time member at my church and we are growing. The senior pastor asked me if I would like to be an elder in the church, I was at first humbled

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Deacon

I have a deacon in my church that has been acting weird lately. He won't hardly talk to me but will amen my sermons and say preach on. Does this sound

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Heartbroken

I have been serving in a church for almost four years, and pursuing my education for six. During that time my wife and I have grown apart. We still love

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Recent Articles

  1. Bivocational Pastor Struggle

    Oct 30, 16 03:20 PM

    Hi, I've been pastoring a small church for about 10 years now and my wife leads praise and worship. Well since the church is small we are not getting any

    Read More

  2. Lost and Confused

    Oct 07, 16 06:12 PM

    I have been on a spiritual journey for 10 years. I almost hate to even talk about spiritual burnout with so few years in the ministry. I've been at two

    Read More

  3. Jealous Wife!

    Sep 27, 16 08:59 AM

    Help, I just started a new youth pastor position about 4 months ago and my wife has been very insecure. She acts jealous over, just about every female

    Read More