Pastors And Supplemental Income

Very often pastors find that they need to supplement the income they receive from their church family. Though it is desirable to be fully supported by the church you pastor, many times this is just not possible. No worries! The Apostle Paul used his trade as he went about on his missionary journeys. He was a tent-maker (Acts 18:1-3Acts 18:1-3
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

18 1 After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth; 2 And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; and came unto them. 3 And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.  

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), and, evidently, a very good one!

The purpose of this post is to encourage every pastor who works a public job to keep on keeping on! There is nothing wrong with working outside the ministry to support your family. In fact, it could be the best thing to enter into your ministry! Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-10-22 09:22:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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