After going through his own pastoral transition out of ministry, Matt Davis learned the difficulty of this season and is seeking to bring grace and healing to ministries by bringing empathy and wisdom in this space. He lives in beautiful Lexington, Kentucky with his wife Marilee, and their three kids Noah, Jed, and Karis, along with multiple animals.
The decision to let a pastor go is never an easy one. But once the decision has been made, it's important to handle the situation with grace, dignity, and respect.
How can a church transition be done in such a way that the pastor and their family don’t feel betrayed? How can it be done without destroying the unity of the congregation? And how do churches walk through this process with grace, mercy, and understanding for both sides?