The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


How we treat pastors: Your responses

The March 'My View' draws strong responses from many readers

How do we treat pastors anyway? Do some feel terrorized? Can we discuss the problems? Letters to the editor continue to pour in since the March "My View" column (page 11) raised the issue of the rumblings and rumors, hate mail and personal attacks that some pastors experience. Most writers think we need to openly address the issues.

"I've heard it suggested that The Lutheran shouldn't publish this kind of news — that it's bad for morale," writes George Evans, a pastor from McLean, Va. "Seems like morale for clergy and laity alike will have quite a boost when issues like this are seriously addressed. We might even find a few more pastors."

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