What is a pastor, and what does he do?
During the twentieth century, the pastor was often stylized as a therapist, or even compared to the friendly sitcom bartender. In recent years, a myriad of metaphors, often borrowed from the business world, have been posited.
The pastor has been called a “visioneer,” a “catalytic leader,” or even a “movement maker.”
For consideration is a new metaphor: the pastor as signpost.
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