Roles of a Pastor

Pastors play a lot of different roles. Some of them we’re trained for, some of them we learn through experience (or previous jobs). I can honestly say serving on the pastoral team at three different churches I’ve experienced all of these roles. Because of my background in technology, I’ve also regularly been the geek and helpdesk on staff.

What is it you have to do when you’re not preaching? Must be nice to only work one day a week. I’d like to come see you this afternoon. Since it’s not Sunday I’m assuming you’re free. Believe it or not, I’ve heard all of those. Most are simple misunderstandings. Sometimes people are just trying …

Source: 16 Often Unknown Roles of a Pastor – Ron Edmondson