Category Archives: Interviewing a pastor

Pastoral ministry is a wonderful place to be lazy

When interviewing pastoral candidates, churches should look for signs that the candidate is a workaholic.  They should also be wary of laziness. If you want to be a workaholic, there is no better place than pastoral ministry. You can justify … Continue reading

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Churches looking for a pastor need to interview candidates about plagiarism in the pulpit

When the Word Leads Your Pastoral Search: Biblical Principles and Practices to Guide Your Search suggests a number of areas to probe in the interview.  You should interview candidates about plagiarism in the pulpit.  A series of posts on the … Continue reading

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A few pastoral interview questions

One of the most important aspects of calling a pastor is the interview.  Based on Sanders’ classic book on leadership, Kevin DeYoung suggests some great questions which could easily be used in a pastoral interview. The first book I recommend … Continue reading

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