Think You Want To Be A Preacher? Think On This

Are you like this guy, wondering if preaching is your gift?

Called to Preach (Leadership Journal)

Called to Preach
(Leadership Journal)

Then go for it, but don’t be surprised:

Tough Sundays (Leadership Journal)

Tough Sundays
(Leadership Journal)

And no matter what, remember this wise advice:

Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. (James 3:1.)

Kind of makes me look at preaching and teaching (and the preachers and teachers who serve God and his people) in a while different light.



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8 Responses to Think You Want To Be A Preacher? Think On This

  1. Laura Droege says:

    This made me laugh. Thanks!
    It also reminded me of a story about Agatha Christie. She finished reading a mystery novel, thought “I can write a book better than that!”, and started writing her first murder mystery because she couldn’t find any new books that she enjoyed and hadn’t already read.

    • Tim says:

      I had the same thoughts about applying for the bench back when I was an attorney appearing in some courtrooms. Most judges were outstanding, but a few were quite not!

  2. Pastor Bob says:

    Many bloom or wither where they are. It is the calling that carries as the water and sun weaken.

  3. Jeannie says:

    I especially like the first one. I’ve actually seen that!

  4. April Fiet says:

    Haha! This is hilarious!

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