Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. - 2 Timothy 4:2
I hate to see a young pastor get disillusioned by his first experience or two. But it happens, sad to say. Those of us who have been in the field throughout all our adult years wish someone had told us a few things about this work.
So, assuming we are speaking to beginning pastors, here are a few things we’d love to share…