Pro 27:23 Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.
To so many Christians, he’s the guy that stands at the pulpit once a week and delivers a message. Some will ponder and talk about the message later in their own homes. Others will feel good about the message for a little bit if it’s positive, or feel guilty and convicted for a little if it’s negative, then go on with their days and their lives. To some Christians, he’s a counselor. They go to him because they are hurting. They go because they need help. They go because a good friend told them they need to get their lives in shape.
Some people see a well-known pastor as a marketing tool. They love to tell everybody they know, “that’s my pastor!” They take pride in going to the church where he preaches. Some people see pastors as the person who directs the church’s vision. They associate everything that goes right (or wrong) in the church with him.
When people think of a pastor, they often get a picture of what a great pastor looks like. Some people think of Jesus Christ. Some people think of Paul who was turned from Saul, an Apostle who God used to spark a revival throughout the almost the entire new testament. Some will think of their own pastor at their home church. Somebody who is not so extraordinary as some of these people named, but who works diligently to minister to the congregation.
So Simply, A pastor(Leader) has to be a shepherd to their congregation. They must oversee their flock and rely on the power and gifting of the Holy Spirit. One of pastor’s duties is to be a teacher. They have to provide discipleship and teach the people how to walk in life like Christ.
In Point of Grace we have different panels of leadership but all in pastoral namely, Administration, Shepard,