Pastors: Every Pastor is an Interim: Preparing for Pastoral Succession
Thirty-five percent of churches will see their senior pastoral leader change in the next 5 years. Every pastor's marriage and each member of a pastor's family is affected by pastoral transition or succession. Pastors face at least four potential crises that can occur in seasons of succession/transition:(1)A Crisis of Identity,(2) A Crisis of Control,(3) A Crisis of Communication,and(4)A Crisis of Financial Security. We will look at these four and more.