WATCH: PBS Highlights the Diminishing Job Prospects for Pastors Amid Church Attendance Drop

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“The reality is there are not nearly as many available jobs as pastors as there were even a few years ago. Seminaries and divinity schools have seen a drop in enrollment, and especially in the number of graduates who become pastors. There are several reasons, but the main one is that not as many people are attending mainline churches anymore. So there is less need and less money to afford a pastor.” – Lucky Severson, host of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

Video courtesy of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

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