What Is a Pastor?


A friend of mine recently shared a post of an opening for a “pastor” in Colorado.  Yes, the quotes are intentional.  You’ll see why in a minute.  Here is a snippet from their job posting:

“When you watch a sermon from Craig Groeschel , Andy Stanley or Steven Furtick. You feel like you were fed. Why cant we have that in a church with out playing the videos from the above pastors?

Here is our concept. If a worship leader can take a song from Chris Tomlin and play it just like the album and that is 100% excepted in the church why can’t you as a pastor copy or do word for word of a sermon from Craig Groeschel ? Sure add 10% of your own style to it just like the band does. This concept would work great mixed with your own sermons about 20% of the time.”

For those of you that don’t know, I recently felt God’s call on my life to be a pastor.  Needless to say, I was stunned when I read this listing.  Even people on Twitter and Facebook are questioning if this was written by Babylon Bee, a Christian satire site.

I did a little digging and after finding their website, I fear that it is real.

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