I Am a Pastor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Prophetic Word

    From the Prophet David Tilton: Prophetic observation; On Aug 22nd, the National Cathedral Diocese Council in Washington, D.C. met and determined that they would not be allowing evangelical Christians to attend the week long 9-11 remembrance events. The white house also issued...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    Sep 7, 2011

    How It All Began

    November 19, 1994 I began pastoring. It was my very first service and there was no one there but me and my husband. We didnt know much about getting out into the community and asking people to participate. My main concern was being there for people when they need me and the...
    notablewoman notablewoman
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 11, 2007

    I Am An Elder Who Pastors

    Why do I say that I'm an Elder? It's because I find that the scriptures clearly designate the position of Elder/Overseer and not that of pastor. The duty of those who hold the position of elders in the church is to pastor. There is no qualification for the those who desire the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 20, 2011

    A Good Thing to Do

    There are many reasons why I'm a church pastor - or "minister" as I and my ilk used to be known. My parents were dedicated and genuine in their Christian beliefs, passionate people carers, and willing and able to put up with a fair bit of rubbish.  Their 1930's...
    Groffy Groffy
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Oct 20, 2008

    For the past several years,

    both my wife and I have been children's ministers. We just became licensed and now am in an internship program. Being in an internship has made things challenging for us. While keeping up with our schooling, we are getting exposure to other areas of ministry (not working with...
    reverandron01 reverandron01
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 22, 2013

    I Am Thinking of Going Into the Ministry

    I  am getting my degree in Christian Counseling.I  am going to a church that does not believe that a person can be a pastor if  they have been divorced and remarried.Which I am.I have been ordained as a minister through my school since what I will be doing is...
    marysmith466 marysmith466
    51-55
    1 Response Sep 17, 2008

    I pastor a small (we have 10 members) non

    denominational church in Dayton Ohio that I run out of a friend's living room. Its a lot of fun. I loved preaching the Word. Every Sunday at 5pm. We are called helping hearts church. My current girlfriend (and best friend) is the Sunday school teacher. We hope to start serving...
    dacraww dacraww
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2014

    Iam A Full Time Evangelist Pastor

    and i love my ministries and all that iam to do for the lord there are many pastor who are very anonited and do there work very well ?
    susiehouston susiehouston
    56-60, F
    Jun 20, 2011

    So I Can Help More

    I really became a pastor because God told me to become one. But I like the opportunities to help people, share my knowledge of scripture, etc.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Aug 12, 2009

    Financial Challenges

    I am a pastor of a small church and I am really struggling financially. I want to get a job with a bigger pay while serving the church at the same time. I really feel very poor with our situation now. I have been in the ministry for about 10 years already. And I have felt bad...
    sheba131 sheba131
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2012

    I'm a Pastor and a Woman

    I've been co-pastoring with my husband for awhile now.  I have come up against a lot of opposition from men in our community. They feel a women should work in the church but not be over men. Through all this opposition I have a responsibility to spread the gospel. ...
    mamapj mamapj
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Sep 3, 2008
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