Five Fold Ministry

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Five Fold Ministry
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2014-04-14 18:12:39
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  1. What percent of the pastors report working between 55-75 hours per week
    90%
  2. What percent believe pastoral ministry has negatively affected their families. Many pastor's children do not attend church now because of what the church has done to their parents?
    80%
  3. What percent of pastors do not regularly pray with their spouses?
    95%
  4. What percent state that being in the ministry is an outright hazard to their family?
    33%
  5. What percent report significant stress-related crisis at least once in their ministry?
    75%
  6. What percent feel they are inadequately trained to cope with the ministry demands?
    90%
  7. What percent of pastors and 84% of their spouses feel unqualified and discouraged in the role of pastors?
    80%
  8. What percent of pastors said the ministry was completely different than what they thought it would be like before they entered the ministry?
    90%
  9. What percent feel unable to meet the demands of the job?
    50%
  10. What percent of pastors constantly fight depression?
    70%
  11. What percent say they have a lower self-image now than when they first started?
    70%
  12. What percent do not have someone they consider a close friend?
    70%
  13. What percent report serious conflict with a parishioner at least once a month?
    40%
  14. What percent confess having been involved in inappropriate sexual behavior with someone in the church?
    33%
  15. What percent of pastors feel so discouraged that they would leave the ministry if they could but have no other way of making a living?
    50%
  16. What percent of pastors feel grossly underpaid?
    70%
  17. What percent of the ministers starting out will not last 5 years?
    50%
  18. 1out of every __ ministers will actually retire as a minister in some form.
    10
  19. What percent of clergy families feel the pressures of the pastor's ministry?
    94%
  20. What percent of spouses feel the pastor is overworked?
    80%
  21. What percentof spouses feel left out and under appreciated by church members?
    80%
  22. What percent of pastors' spouses wish their spouse would choose a different profession?
    80%
  23. What percent of church members expect a minister and a family to live at a higher moral standard than themselves
    66%
  24. Moral values of a Christian is no different than those who consider themselves as non Christians

                         True or False
    True
  25. The average American will tell __ lies a day?
    23
  26. The profession of "Pastor" is near the bottom of a survey of the most respected professions.


                         True or false
    True
  27. ______ new churches begin each year and 7,000 churches close.
    4000
  28. Over _____ pastors left the ministry every month last year.
    1700
  29. Over_____ pastors were terminated by the local church each month, many without cause.
    1300
  30. Over_____ people a day left the church last year.
    3500
  31. Many denominations report an_________. They cannot find ministers willing to fill the position.
    "empty pulpit crisis."
  32. #1 reason pastors leave the ministry - _________.Pastors believe God wants them to go in one direction but the people are not willing to follow or change.
    Church people are not willing to go the same direction and goal of pastor.

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