Moments After Our Pastor Exited The Building That Afternoon In 2008, Most Of The Congregation Sat In Shock A Tiny But Powerful Minority Wore Victorious Smiles, At The Ministers Ousting The Lady To My Left Wept Her Pleading Question Kept Me Awake All Night Why Did Our Pastor Have To Leave Polls Reveal Startling Statistics Regarding Pastoral Ministry 91% Of Ministers Know Three To Four Others Who Ve Been Forced Out Of Pastoral Positions One Third Of All Pastors Serve Congregations Who Either Fired The Previous Minister Or Actively Forced Their Resignation At Any Given Time, 75% Of Pastors In America Want To Quit More Than 2000 Pastors Leave Their Ministry Each Month American Church Decline Has Reached Epidemic Proportions In The Last Century It Has Waned Nearly 60% Pastoral Attrition Is Either An Indicator Of That Problem, Or Is Central To It Why Your Pastor Left Is Full Of Detailed Statistics And Identifies The Top Ten Ministry Killers That Cause Pastoral Stress And Eventual Burnout.
Christopher D Schmitz is the author of fiction and nonfiction as well as a regular blogger Following completion of his first fantasy novel in the early 2000s he began working on lots of short fiction in order to refine his craft and went on to publish many pieces from 1,000 15,000 words in a variety of genres and outlets as writing exercises Putting fiction away for a while, he pursued post grad
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