The typical pastor assumed his or her first ministry position at the age of 25.
The majority (59%) started out as a solo pastor with no other ministry staff at the church.
Four in ten (38%) started as a ministry staff person in a multiple staff setting.
Only three percent began ministry as a senior pastor with ministry staff.
John C. LaRue is Vice President of Online Services for Christianity Today International. Article taken from www.leadershipjournal.net. (Oct. 25, 2000, Volume 3, Issue 23.)
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