what makes a good pastor?

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  1. cality

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    What makes a good pastor?
     
  2. pinoybaptist

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    Hello, Cality:
    Very exact standards from the Bible. Notice that it does not include a man-made requirement which is graduation from a seminary.
    Oh, sure they might quote 2 Tim. 2:15 but that is a charge to personal study of the Scriptures under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and certainly there is nothing in the Bible that says a pastor should go to seminary to be able to learn how to properly draw up plans and strategies on "soul winning" and church management.
    Summarizing, Cality, the pastor must have a pastor's heart which is basically a servant's heart controlled and directed by his Master.
    As Paul said, "follow me as I follow Christ."
     
  3. Dr. Bob

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    Why callest thou me "good"; there is none "good", except God. But a "good" pastor should be:</font>
    • a good person</font>
    • a good christian</font>
    • a good husband/father</font>
    • a good student of the Word</font>
    • a good communicator of the Word</font>
    • a good heart for others</font>
    • a good example to the unsaved/saved alike</font>
    • a good calvinist (okay, threw that in to see if you were still reading)</font>
    • have a good Savior</font>
    I am so thankful that I qualify in at least 1 of those areas
     
  4. Rev. Joshua

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    Bob, I would only amend this excellent list as follows

    Why callest thou me "good"; there is none "good", except God. But a "good" pastor should be:
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    • have a good heart for others</font>
    • a good person</font>
    • a good christian</font>
    • a good spouse/parent</font>
    • a good student of the Word, Church History, Theology, and Pastoral Care</font>
    • a good communicator of the Word</font>
    • a good example to the unsaved/saved alike</font>
    • a good refuter of calvinism :D </font>
    • a thoughtful and mature worship planner</font>
    • have a good Savior</font>
    Joshua
     
  5. cality

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    have a good savior? But our savior is always good!!!! :eek:
     

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