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Christ's Charge to Peter by Raphael, 1515. In telling Peter to shepherd his sheep, Christ was appointing him as a pastor.

A pastor is what a leader is called in some Christian Churches. The word pastor is Latin for "shepherd".

Other websites

  • New Advent. The Catholic Encyclopedia's entry on the term pastor.
  • Gumpoint. A Pentecostal view on the term pastor.
  • Personal Life of a Pastor. The personal life of pastors is often overlooked by their church. This link directs you to a collection of resources about keeping a pastor's personal life vibrant.
  • Pastor's Role. A collection of articles about the role of a pastor in a church.
  • Pastoral Administration. Articles about a pastor's role as administrator of a church.