Certain situations may make the pastorate an even more challenging experience. I have never been a full-fledged pastor but get to play one on occasion.
From my observations, here are a couple of responses to the phrase: “A pastor deserves bonus pay if…”
Please add to the list.
1. The pastor deserves bonus pay if the most popular former pastor stays after retirement.
2. …if the church owns a cemetery.
3. …if Sunday night worship is considered a biblical command.