The third crisis in a pastor's career occurs
Between the 10th and 15th year.
Upon being non-selected for promotion.
When retirement age approaches.
Between the 14th and 17th year.
As a newly assigned battalion chaplain, you are reviewing some of the
peer pastoring tips. You
Are the commander's "eyes and ear", on religious matters and must
keep him fully informed on issues that involve chaplains.
Must avoid becoming an elitist.
Should avoid becoming proactive.
Must strive to create good working relationships with those whom
you feel most comfortable around.
You are involved in offering pastoral care and counsel to two of your
peer battalion chaplains who are experiencing relationship problems.
There is a potential for their behavior to spill over into other areas
of their ministries. You
Should try to avoid becoming involved, because you cannot help
Must make the brigade chaplain aware of the situation, and let
the matter be handled at that level.
Should offer support, and assist them to see the options
available, and then let them take responsibility for their
Should provide support, hope, and counsel on the correct behavior
that is expected of chaplains.
The second crisis in a pastor's career occurs between the
Fifth and tenth year.
Eighth and tenth year.
Six and tenth year.
Fifth and eighth year.