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Why Are Pastors Leaving the Ministry?

Why Are Pastors Leaving the Ministry?

A lot of pastors are leaving the ministry and it has only worsened during the pandemic.  Why?  Dennis shares his own frustrations as a pastor in this very challenging time.  

If you are ordained, have you ever considered leaving the ministry?  Or, are you a former pastor that left in frustration? What got you into the ministry and what would made you leave or tempted to leave?  If you’re willing to share please drop me a line via email at or through Twitter by going to @CompanyPolite.  I look forward to hearing from you!

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I have had 28 pastor friends resign this year, by Dan White

Pastors are leaving their congregations after losing their churchgoers to QAnon by Sophia Ankel

6 reasons why your pastor is about to quit by Thom Rainer

For some pastors, the past year was a sign from God it was time to quit, Religion News Service

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Church and Main
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Church and Main is a podcast at the intersection of faith and modern life. Join Pastor Dennis Sanders as he shares the stories of faith interacting with the ever-changing world of the 21st century.