Why It’s Hard Being a Preacher Today; Why God is More than Enough

A great perspective on the current crisis in my Tribe. . .

Wall to Wall Faith, Hope, & Love

It’s not easy to be a preacher in the United Methodist Church these days. Not that it ever was easy, but right now it’s as hard as it’s ever been. The fault line that has been there from the beginning of the denomination in 1968 has erupted. Fall out is every where, and it seems it will get worse before it gets better.

It not easy to be a preacher in the UMC for anyone. The fault line runs right through every single local church in the U.S. The majority of our pastors are progressive (the majority of Bishops even more so); the majority of our laity in the pews are traditionalists. But those majorities are not overwhelming and they are mixed. The day of judgment is upon us in more ways than one.

Undoubtedly our denomination is under the judgment of God. At best, overall we have been lukewarm…

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2 thoughts on “Why It’s Hard Being a Preacher Today; Why God is More than Enough

    1. Indeed there is–so much to talk about. Yet, I remain hopeful, persistent and determined not to stop this good work God started in me-assured HE will bring it to an astounding finish when Jesus returns,

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