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3 years ago

Power of Prayer

May 23, 2015   |   Kathleen Webb

I believe in prayer. At a very young age, in my faith tradition, we learned memorized rote prayers. These prayers have always been a comfort for me. In my husband’s faith tradition, his prayers have no formal pattern. They are heartfelt and sincere, but never the same words. So different, yet still prayers. Read more »

3 years ago

It Is a Tough Job

May 23, 2015   |   Kathleen Webb

I was definitely surprised to read that 90% of pastors believe the ministry was completely different than what they expected after first starting their careers. 70% of surveyed pastors reported lower self- image now than when first starting their ministry. 40% of pastors said they have considered leaving their pastorates in the last three months. Weariness was also a challenge, with 70% feeling God called them to pastoral ministry before starting their careers, but after three years of ministry, only 50% still felt called to the work. Read more »

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