When I was 19, I became a pastor’s wife. He was still in school but already pastoring a church. When he preached, you knew there was a calling on his life. But Satan knew it too.
Do you ever feel like your pastor is perfect? While we might all admit we don’t believe our pastor is perfect, we probably like to think he is. We don’t want to know that our pastor deals with temptations to sin. We don’t want to know that he struggles when making decisions. After all, he is the pastor and knows the answers. He is the one who shares those answers with us each week. Yes, let’s just leave our pastor up on the nice pedestal we have built for him, and let him be flawless.
The truth is no one, not even our church pastor, is perfect.
Elijah was the prophet that stood against the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel. God rained down fire, and Elijah had the false prophets killed. And then depression set in after such a glorious outpouring of God’s power. How would you feel if you found out your pastor struggled with depression?