12 Reasons Why Being a Male Pastor is Better

Great read and great perspective.

I am most certain that there are times, for better or worse,I take for granted that I am upper middle class white male in a world (and in some cases profession) geared toward white male privilege.

I pray that one day gender identity, sexual identity, marital status, nation of origin, etc. wont be something that divides but binds. We are ONE in Christ! This is a great read… enjoy!

The Millennial Pastor

priestA few days ago I wrote about the issue of women in ministry. While I don’t think I have ever hidden my views on the topic (I married a female colleague, after all), I also have never written about it on the various blogs I have maintained over the last few years. And maybe recently, I didn’t see it as my place to comment on women in ministry. I am still not sure… I don’t see it as my place to comment on anyone’s “right” or “place” to be a pastor. If anything, I think it is my place to talk about my experience of being a Lutheran pastor or a millennial pastor or a Canadian pastor. It is also to my place to talk about being a male pastor.

So let’s talk about that.

Being a male pastor is kind of like Louis C.K.’s description of “Being White”

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