Pastor’s Role

In this day and age when there seems to be a lot of confusions as to what a pastor is, biblically, a pastor is an/a:

  • Exegete and expositor of God’s truth (Scripture)
  • Preacher (a passionate proclaimer of God’s propositional truths)
  • Theologian (a student and teacher of historic Christian faith and contemporary theological issues)
  • Apologist (a defender of faith)
  • Counselor (biblical/nouthetic counseling, rather than psychological)
  • Equipper (equipping the saints for the work of the ministry – raising and training future leaders)
  • Leader
  • Shepherd
  • Evangelist
  • Missiologist