Top 5 Reasons Why Pastors Quit

In the Fall of 2015, a study was conducted wherein 734 former senior pastors were asked why they quit the pastorate before age 65.

40% cited a change in their calling.

25% cited conflict in their local church.

19% cited that they were burned out.

12% cited personal finances.

12% cited family issues.

Other studies have cited a personal conviction that the modern pastorate in its present form isn’t what God intended or ordained.

If you’re an ex-pastor who is looking for resources and connection with other ex-pastors, there are a number of online sites dedicated to this. Among the more solid ones is www.expastors.org

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