Pastor, where do you find encouragement?
In a world where the majority of churches across the Southern Baptist Convention are plateaued or declining, where even faithful church members’ attendance is spotty, where congregations bog down in debates about things that don’t matter (like the carpet color for the fellowship hall), and where a Facebook/Instagram/Pinterest/ESPN culture often trumps mission, it is easy for today’s pastor to become discouraged. If you are a Southern Baptist pastor in South Carolina, we want to hear from you. Feel free to tell us what discourages you, and tell us where you find encouragement. Do you have a close friend in the ministry? A “Band of Brothers” where you a free to be honest with your thoughts? A trusted church member or family... Continue reading »