I’ve often thought that our trust issues in United Methodism would be helped with more public thinking by the men and women charged with leading our denomination.
This is why I have always valued Sky McCraken’s blog.
His latest post is a spot on example: A Pastor By Any Other Name — Revisited
The question that emerges for me after reading his post goes something like this: Would I be a pastor if there was no salary, no insurance, and no retirement plan? Would I do it because I was called and for no other reason?
If the answer is yes, then what would that look like?
The answer to my first two questions is “yes.” But I’m not sure what the answer to the third question would could be.
I wonder how you would answer.