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All The Lonely Pastors. Where Do They All Come From? (via Zack Eswine)

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Deeply penetrating analysis of pastoral life by Zack Eswine.
“Why is it that those who give their days to a vocation charged with the enjoyment, love and glory of God remain so vulnerable to the loneliness and isolation that any human being can feel?”
“Loneliness flourishes as restful human companionship fades. Pastors need people; not simply so they can lead a congregation or secure a salary or to garner enough members in order to mobilize for mission. Pastors need people because pastors are human beings and by God’s design, human beings need one another.”

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