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How Much Can a Independent Baptist Pastor Earn


How Much Can a Independent Baptist Pastor Earn
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I suppose as much as their church thinks he's worth.

One guideline over here is that a pastor should be paid at least as much as a senior teacher.  Some get more than that, but most pastors of small churches, I should think, get less.  Some are willing to work as 'tent makers' and others will serve for an honorarium.  

 

Again, a pastor who has retired from a secular job, such as a teacher, would probably turn down a large salary, which would be neede by a pastor with a young family.  It also depends if there is a house offered.

They should do it not looking at the 'funds' issue. It IS a ministry, is it not?


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