Ask a Pastor
August 26, 2021
Q: I’m on the board of a small church and we can’t seem to make ends meet with our budget. We are thinking of asking our pastor to take a pay cut. Is this the right response to our situation?
A: The most important thing to remember is that neither the pastor nor the board are the enemy. This financial challenge can be met by coming together and bringing the wisdom and grace of God to bear. There is a good and godly solution to every hardship God’s people are faced with (Romans 8:28; 1 Corinthians 10:13)!
A good place to start is with the Biblical principle of equality in financial m...