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6 Ways to Support Your Pastor

Being a pastor is not an easy job.  Sure, there are the very rich mega-pastors in their mansions and private jets, but your every day local pastor most likely isn’t like that. They work hard for you.  They are there for you at the most joyous and broken moments of your life.  They perform your wedding, bless your children, and walk you through the painful death of a loved one.  They deal with the highs and lows of life directly every single day.  They are always on call.  If you could find a way to bless your pastor, would you?  As a now grown-up pastor’s kid, I hope your answer is yes. 
I remember being very young and a friend at school asked me, “So what else does your dad do?”  I didn’t understand.  I said, “Well he’s just a Pastor. That’s what he does.”  The kid looked at me and said, “Well what does he do the rest of the week then?” Funny how kids see things, right? But the truth is many adults don’t understand what sort of relationship they can have with their pastor on a regul…