[HT Alan Knox]
Alan shares a list of things he doesn’t worry about as a pastor (teaching elder) in a home church context.
- getting fired for saying the wrong thing
- sermon preparation week after week
- finding someone to “fill in”
- the meeting place
- number of participants2
I find it amazing how prevalent professional pastor burn out is and how no one wants to come to the obvious and Biblical conclusion. No one man or small group of men should have to shoulder the burden of caring for and feeding an assembly of Christians.