It is difficult to get a man to understand something if his livelihood depends upon his not understanding it.”
– Upton Sinclair
The word “pastor” is not in the New Testament very often. The word pastor simply means “shepherd”. What does the Bible mean when it uses the word pastor? Although the word pastor is in the Bible a few times…
The modern role and function of a pastor is found nowhere in scripture.
If you had lived during the first century and then read the word “pastor” in a letter written to the church, you would have a much different idea come to mind.
So what does a pastor do to be a real pastor and who decides what a real pastor does? Stay tuned.