Bivocational Ministry Research

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Scott McConnell examines research and statistics about pastors serving in bivocational ministry.

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Reflection Questions:

  1. Which statistic most surprised you in this research? Why? With which statistic(s) do you most relate? How so?
  2. To which extreme do you fall as a bivocational pastor in your employment status: no outside job or a full-time outside job? How does your status impact your ministry?
  3. If bivocational pastors typically experience a deficit in support and help, how have you responded to this tension? What have you learned that may encourage other bivocational pastors or those considering bivocational ministry?
  4. Based on your own experience, is bivocational ministry better, worse, or just different? How so?

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