Vital to the health of any pastor, minister, elder or priest are the abundance and vitality of their relational resources. But how hard is ministry on pastor’s families? Do they have close friends? Who leads their church alongside them—and is it working? Barna conducted a major study into how today’s faith leaders are navigating life and leadership in an age of complexity. Here are some findings.
Most American adults agree that it’s a good idea to live with one’s significant other before marriage: https://t.co/mieTL7sYKo
Many churches polled say their definition of discipleship has expanded from individual growth in Christ to include 'making disciples' because real, healthy disciples should naturally produce more disciples
The church is not made up of husbands and wives, but sinners and seekers https://t.co/cd0jTlprsn https://t.co/57wdfvh5PB
Do pastors have close friends?
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