Fight for Your Pastor

Peter Orr joined us on Wake Up Right during Pastor Appreciation Month to discuss his new book, Fight for Your Pastor. In recent years, a significant number of pastors have faced burnout or considered leaving the ministry. The office of pastor is simultaneously a rewarding and draining position. Pastors today have immense pressure on their shoulders and they need the support of their congregations. It’s important to consider: Do you pray for your pastors? Do you encourage them? Do you have realistic expectations for them?

Listen as Peter shares the outline of his new book and learn more about ways you can fight for your pastor and encourage him in faithful ministry:

Peter has written Fight for Your Pastor as an exhortation for church members to stand behind their pastors through the difficulties of ministry. Peter specifies ways in which congregations can be intentional in caring for church leaders, including prayer, encouragement, generosity, and forgiveness. Featuring stories from current pastors about their struggles, this book is perfect for thoughtful church members eager to understand the weight of their pastors’ positions and support leaders in their important ministry. Learn more about the new book at


About Peter Orr

Peter Orr is originally from Northern Ireland and has had ministry experience in Romania, London and Melbourne. He now lectures in New Testament at Moore College, Sydney. Peter is married to Emma and they have four sons.

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