Position of Pastor

by Mike
(PA)

I am struggling with Board members and some of their spouses believing that Deacons and Pastor are on the same level and that the office of Pastor is not a position to be held in esteem. Everything that I have been taught and search in the bible tells me that Pastor's should be held in esteem and that deacons and Pastor's are not on the same level. They are to work together and not a pastor be subject to the Board. Am I wrong?

Comments for Position of Pastor

Click here to add your own comments

Position of Pastor
by: Liz Levesque

Dear Pastor,

Pastor's should be held in good esteem. So should deacons. I have never heard of "levels" of esteem. Esteem should be equally dispensed all around. Do you mean "authority?" My question is, "why is this a question with the board?" Do you not have enough esteem or respect to go around to everyone equally or is this about who should be given more respect or authority by title or position? It would help if you clarified. thanks. Liz+

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Pastor's Forum.

Recent Articles

  1. God is speaking!

    Feb 15, 17 08:56 AM

    I grew up in a Christian Home. At the age of 10 years old I was saved and baptized. I became involved in the youth group and was involved until my first

    Read More

  2. Well Worth The Risk! Be Encouraged!

    Feb 15, 17 08:52 AM

    I am reminded in Ecclesiastes 3:11 that God makes everything beautiful in its time. I'm so thankful that God's timing is always perfect. Last year, I

    Read More

  3. Am I guilty if I don't feel strong enough to move internationally for missions?

    Feb 08, 17 11:38 AM

    Hi, my husband is an evangelist and church planter. We have been married 22 years and moved into 6 countries and 38 times moved house, sometimes for ministry,

    Read More