Bob’s Links – Feb 27-Mar 5, 2017

Here are the links to the articles that I connected to on Facebook during the period of February 27-March 5, 2017. I encourage you to subscribe to these authors if you find their articles worthwhile. (There will be no Bob’s Links post next week.)

7 Reasons Pastoring a Church is Harder Today (Chuck Lawless) “I’m sure that pastoring a church has always been difficult. At the same time, though, it seems much harder today than it was 35+ years ago when I started in full-time pastoral ministry. Here’s my assessment about why the task is harder.”

The 5 Words That Should Scare Any Pastor (Mike Leake) “I heard these words a few times as a youth pastor, when I was just cutting my teeth in ministry, and I absolutely relished them. It was confirmation to my heart and my soul that I was doing what God had called me to do. I’ve heard these words now as a senior pastor and they aren’t nearly as appetizing—they are frightening.”