I've said this a number of times. I think it is an acurate description of the pastor's work.
As a minister of the Gospel you often have to be blunt. You have to address things people don't necessarily want to hear, let alone talk about.
But it is our job to make people face their sin and the reality of God's call to obedience. We are not allowed to simply "Let well enough alone."
Our job is to make it clear where Christ stands. And that means crossing thresholds that polite company ought not to do.
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Matt is blessed to be a husband, father, and pastor in Ashland, Ohio.