Wednesday, March 23, 2016

8 Characteristics of the New Bivocational Pastor

They are appearing on the scene quietly.

Not many pundits are noticing the emerging trend. They are a different kind of bivocational pastor.

The traditional bivocational pastor, by common definition, serves churches that are unable to compensate a pastor with full-time pay. These pastors are incredible servants who fill a huge need among American congregations.

The new bivocational pastor is similar to the traditional bivocational pastor with some key differences. To avoid confusion, I will refer to this new role as the marketplace pastor. Here, then, are eight characteristics of marketplace pastors.... Read More

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