Pastor Perry Noble won’t be at the pulpit of his megachurch this Sunday. The NewSpring Church pastor has taken a two-month break for the first time in 12 years of ministry.
The extended leave is not due to a marriage, family or church problem, he has clarified. Instead, Noble said he realized he needed to do “what sets me up for long-term success and sets this church up for the same way.”
With 90 percent of people entering into ministry and not finishing and some pastors being worked too hard by their church, he noted, he decided to take a sabbatical. Continue reading.