The Work of a PastorBlog / Produced by The High Calling
One of our sister organizations in the Foundation is Laity Lodge, a retreat center in the Hill Country of Texas. They have an anonymous blogger known only as "Pilgrim." He recently posted a piece about the dangers of the work of being a pastor.
"Preaching is dancing with the devil. It’s a hazardous occupation. Maybe people get something out of your sermons – I will allow that possibility – but you are at considerable spiritual risk. For ministers I recommend reading James 3:1 a couple of times a year and regularly checking your dance card to make sure you’ve saved the last waltz for Jesus.
Because God knows who you’ve been dancing with to get the job done every week..."