Craft of Preaching 2020

The Pastor in a Secular Age with Andrew Root

October 26th, 2020  •  38 mins 54 secs  •  Download (17.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Being a pastor is no easy task in our time. Institutions are weaker, budgets are in decline, people are uninterested, and commitment is wavering. But these are only symptoms of a bigger issue. This presentation will seek to peer beneath the symptoms and explore why many pastors find themselves in an identity crisis. The presentation examines what living in a secular age does to pastoral identity and how pastors can find new footing within it. This plenary session was given at the virtual 2020 Craft of Preaching.