10 Ways to be a Great Lead Pastor for an Assistant Pastor

What I’ve learned from my mistakes.

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A great lead pastor will view his assistant pastor as a gift.

A great lead pastor will acknowledge the need for improvement in the ministry and enlist an AP’s insight for suggestions.

A great lead pastor will provide very clear job description expectations and regular evaluations according to those expectations.

A great lead pastor will require an AP to practice Sabbath rest.

A great lead pastor will help an AP learn how to use his time wisely.

A great lead pastor will take a personal interest in the well being of the AP’s heart, marriage and family.

A great lead pastor leads with prayerful dependency upon God.

A great lead pastor gives his AP the credit he deserves.

A great lead pastor does not pretend to be Jesus.

A great lead pastor prepares an AP to become a lead pastor.

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