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Episode 400: The Best/Worst Thing About Being a Pastor with Ed Stetzer, Todd Adkins, and Daniel Im

In Episode 400 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel, Ed, and Todd discuss the best/worst thing about being a pastor.

“What is the best/worst thing about being a pastor?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Parts of the pastoring job that are wonderful and difficult at the same time
  • The hidden blessings in funerals and hospital visits and challenges of weddings

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Hospital visits, I would say, are the best/worst thing about being a pastor.” – @danielsangi
  • “For leadership development, a pastor should always bring someone with him for hospital visits.” – @danielsangi
  • “The flexibility of being a pastor is both a blessing and a curse sometimes.” – @toddadkins
  • “I love to sit down with the family and gather and hear stories and share those in the funeral message.” – @edstetzer
  • “If I could just do funerals, and minister to people through that, it would be a good thing.” – @edstetzer
  • “At a wedding, you are really barely a necessary appendage to the experience, whereas at a funeral you are trying to minister to and encourage people.” – @edstetzer

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