Sam Rainer: Shortage of pastors looms for the established church

 
Do you like to solve riddles and play brain games? Try this one on for size: How will the 400,000 or so established churches in the United States—most of which have boomer-aged pastors or older—find their next leaders when their current ones start retiring in five to 10 years? If you’re stuck, you’re not alone. And if you have the answer, let Sam Rainer know. The pastor of West Bradenton Baptist Church and I ...