Though vocational pastoral ministry is a job like any other in many ways, it’s also distinctly different. I reflected on this difference recently over at 9Marks.
You can read a brief excerpt below and follow the link at the bottom of the page to the whole article.
Here’s an excerpt:
Pastor, your time is purchased so that you can lead your people in helpless faithfulness. So that you can be an example to the flock of what it looks like to be weak, yet strong in the Lord (1 Cor. 12:10). Pastor, your time is purchased for you to joyfully pour yourself out for your people so that by the power of the Holy Spirit, they may be rooted, built up, and established in their faith (Col. 2:6–7).
Read the whole article on The 9Marks website here: Pastor, Your Time is Purchased
Soli Deo Gloria