Lifeway Exec Says Pastors Not Taking Annual Raises Hurt Church, While He Peddles Poison

Polemics Report

Thom Rainer, president of SBC-owned LifewayChristian Resources, is full of advice. In recent weeks, Rainer has posted advice on ten things pastor’s shouldn’t say, why churches should ditch stand-and-greet time, nine ways to pray for church leaders, and top reasons first time guests don’t return to church. Rainer is really, really good at giving advice. And frankly, people love taking his advice. After all, he’s transformed his position at Lifeway into a professional advice-giver and leadership guru.

And as you can see in the above tweet, Rainer recently gave advice on pastors’ salaries. And in that advice, Rainer asserts that a pastor not taking a raise is hurting their church.

In the mean time, these are the books that Rainer sells to local churches, their pastors and church members:

From non-Trinitarian, Oneness Pentecostal, Prosperity Gospel and Word-of-Faith teacher, TD Jakes:

  • Instinct
  • So You Call…

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