Why You Should Pray For Your Pastor, and President Obama

Pastor J.D. Greear shares his heart about his need of prayer, as a pastor, for other pastors, and some stats on why it is so important.  I heartily agree that pastors – me included – desperately need the prayers of our people.  He writes:

A reminder to you guys at the Summit [his church] why I really ask you to pray for me and my family, and why you fellow pastors should really take care of yourself. Forgive me if this seems overly self-focused… as if wah-wah our lives as pastors are hard (cue soft violin music). I know everyone’s job is hard. I just ask that when you think of me  you pray for me…

Read the whole thing for what moved him to write this way.

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