…Pastors (and spiritual leaders) come in all shapes, sizes, colors, denominations, ….or as found in this cartoon of various breeds.
As the daughter of a retired pastor, I have had the privilege to meet a variety of pastors and have experienced the dynamics of various congregations. What I have observed is some congregations are very clear on the “breed” of pastor who will best suit them. And they respond appropriately with support and assistance appropriate to that breed. Some dogs need space to run (a particular ministry to develop) while others like to curl up in a lap (focus more on the one on one interactions and the sermon). Click here to read more of my thoughts.