Pastors: The Importance of Being Absent

PJ SmythBlog, News

This blog was originally published on pjsmyth.com One of the blessings of Corona isolation is that it is helping pastors wean themselves off their need to be needed, and wean people off their over-dependence on pastors. When a more conventional form of church resumes, make sure you don’t slip back into bad habits. There is a spectrum of how people … Read More

The unique pressure of being a pastor

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This blog was originally published on pjsmyth.com Earlier this week, a well-known American pastor took his life (official cause of death still pending).. I knew him a little, some of my friends knew him well, and so many have received so much from his ministry. My sincere condolences to his dear family and friends. I profess no insight into what … Read More