ThomRainer.com | 1/26/2016 | Keith A. Ogden
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Almost every pastor has had to deal with being fired—often for little to no reason. Today, we discuss a recent post on the topic and explain it further.

Highlights - Today - Episode

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

Too many pastors are fired without being told why.

Pastors - Reason - Situation

Often, pastors who are forced out for little to no reason look back on the situation and wish they had fought it a bit more.

Sometimes the way a pastor is treated can affect their spouse and kids and turn them away from the church.

World - Severance - Church - World

The corporate world is often more gracious with severance than the church world.

The 10 responses that we discuss are:

“I didn’t see it coming.”

“No one gave me a reason for my firing.”

One - Perspective

“No one asked for my perspective.”

“A power group pushed me out.”

Staff - Member - Members

“A staff member (or members) pushed me out.”

“My family is devastated.”


“The severance was small.”

“I can never return to pastoral ministry.”


“I should have never followed a long-term pastor.”

“Secular employers are kinder and show more grace.”

Mission - Southeastern - Baptist - Theological - Seminary

The mission at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ...
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