Saturday, March 05, 2016

4 Reasons Your Pastor Left After One Year

Senior Pastors currently average between five and seven years for their tenure on one church staff, based on the polls and studies that come up from a quick Google search. Sometimes Senior Pastors leave after just one or two years on the job. The fact is, it's becoming increasingly rare for a Lead Pastor to stay at one church for more than 5 years. So what's causing them to leave, besides the prompting of the Holy Spirit?

Each Pastor's story is unique, but these four broad stressors can cause significant tension and often lead to a separation from a church. Most of these issues can be avoided by improvements to the interview process and communication practices. Read More

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