Six Common Mistakes Mid-Career Pastors Make

08.03.2021 - By Rainer on Leadership

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Experienced pastors are not immune from mistakes. On this episode, Thom and Sam discuss some common blindspots for mid-career pastors. These mistakes are not career killers, but they can set back a ministry. While all pastors can fall into these traps, those who are mid-career are particularly susceptible. 
1. Going to a bigger or better church will reduce stress levels.
2. Flattening the learning curve for new trends because experience is adequate.
3. Relaxing standards of accountability because church trust level is higher.
4. Responding defensively to critics because of previous hurt.
5. Forgetting all your children need more attention, not less.
6. Failure to embrace continuing education.
 
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