COVID-19 takes its toll on the mental health of pastors when they are robbed of the face-to-face connection on Sundays.
What is your focus when you prepare and preach your sermon?
The title may seem a bit crass -- and actually it is -- but that is precisely the question that I am asked most often as a stated clerk by elders: "How do we get rid of our minister?" I vividly recall the conversation from the chair of council who actually began our phone conversation with that question. I quickly learned that he was the one having difficulty with his pastor and he simply wanted him 'gone'.