The role of the pastor

This blog may be controversial.  My basic argument is that the primary role of the pastor or elder in the church is edification not evangelism.

The apostle Peter wrote in 1 Peter 5:1-2, “To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow-elder…Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care”. 

The King James Version of the Bible renders it like this, “the elders which are among you I exhort…feed the flock of God which is among you”.

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