A pastor is tough, yet tender, courageous, yet comforting.

leadership

I found this podcast very encouraging. It’s only 20 minutes or so.

Here’s some principles they share:

  • A good pastor knows when to keep silent
  • A good pastor “promotes” people who have the good of the group in mind not those who flatter him
  • A good pastor uses shock statements (hyperbole) sparingly
  • A good pastor trust/relies on the authority of the Bible more so than the latest leadership/business book
  • A good pastor is joyful and generous
  • A good pastor rejoices in the leadership and growth of others

You can listen here.

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