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The Pastor, the Administrator?

The Pastor, the Administrator?

A 2015 study conducted by LifeWay Research found that nearly 250 pastors of evangelical churches walk away from the ministry each month. This report was nothing new to many of us, as this type of study is repeated every few years, highlighting the pressures of those who serve as pastors. As I deliberated about what topic to research for my doctoral thesis, I wanted to see what factors might be contributing to these trends and how my denomination might combat such factors for our ministers. As I dove into the related literature and...

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