Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Seven Habits of Long-Tenured Pastors

They have been at their present church at least ten years, often much longer.

They have persevered. They have served multiple generations of the same families.

They have known the highs and lows of ministry. And they have not succumbed to the siren call of greener grass churches.

I have been following these long-tenured pastors for years. And I have seen consistently seven patterns, or habits, in their lives. To be sure, these habits are not unique to long-tenured pastors. But they do seem to be most consistent among those pastors who have been at one church for at least ten years. Read More

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