Pastor care line offers confidential help | Baptist Press

Posted on October 10, 2014 by


ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) — Southern Baptist pastors struggling through personal or professional crisis now have a confidential place to turn, thanks to a new partnership between the North American Mission Board and Focus on the Family.

The care line — dedicated exclusively to Southern Baptist pastors, chaplains and missionaries — is toll-free at 1-844-PASTOR1. Calls are answered by Focus on the Family’s Family Help Center and remain completely confidential. No information about the name of the pastor or the church will be provided to NAMB.

“The North American Mission Board cares for pastors,” said Michael Lewis, NAMB’s executive director of pastoral care and development, “and we want to be a part of the compassion of Christ for them and their families.” Continue reading →