Pastors see people at their best and worst, but clergy are also human. An idealistic trust of his new congregation creates challenges for the naive pastor. Seeing his calling to be a conquering Knight, he goes forth into the Kingdom for his heavenly King, while the flock feels just fine, don’t disturb us.
Relax and enjoy the light and heavy sides of ministry from the perspective of a young pastor.
What should a pastor not omit in premarital counseling?
Why was reconciliation needed at a wedding?
What happens when there is a wolf in the flock?
The Knight Years is going to bless people. It will bring back memories for old pastors. New pastors will enjoy it, because it gives them something for which to look ahead.” Nancy Tapsfield, Editor.
Read a story each day from The Knight Years and pray for your pastor.
Dr. Blair Rorabaugh has served growing churches in Illinois, West Virginia, Ohio, and Alaska. He is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University, Nazarene Theological Seminary, and earned his Doctor of Ministry at Ashland Theological Seminary.
Pastor Blair and his wife, Cindy, have two adult children and four grandchildren.
Dr. Rorabaugh is a search and rescue pilot for the Alaska Civil Air Patrol with several saves. These experiences add human interest to his pulpit ministry and writing.