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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Ten Things Pastors Desire in a Church Member
1. Vibrant prayer life. “While I do want church members to pray for me specifically, I really want them to pray faithfully in all matters." 2. Spirit of unity. “I want our church members to be uncompromising on cardinal issues, but I also want them to be willing to yield to others on minor issues and issues of preference.” 3. Respect of pastor’s family. “It’s okay if my family is not given preferential treatment by the church. We really want it that way. But I don’t want church members to have unreasonable expectations on my wife and kids just because their husband and dad is the pastor.”