According to Hallmark, Clergy Appreciation Month (aka Pastor Appreciation Month) started in 1992 “with a mission of uplifting and encouraging pastors, missionaries, and religious workers.”1 I don’t know about you, but I think it was long overdue.
Pastors provide much-needed spiritual nourishment. They constantly show love. They lead the flock through the good times and the bad. And it’s easy to forget they need encouragement, too—and not just for one month of the year. (more…)