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Pastors: Dress for ministry

Clergy clothes, biblical witness questioned

What has happened to the dress code of today's pastors? Many younger pastors dress so casual. I've seen a few making hospital calls in jeans and unkempt sport shirts. Where is the pride in the office in dressing that way?

Pastors are to "dress for success." Success for a pastor means the opportunity to minister to anyone in need of Christ's gifts of the word and sacraments.
Pastors are to "dress for success." Success for a pastor means the opportunity to minister to anyone in need of Christ's gifts of the word and sacraments.


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