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Need more evidence pastoring is not a doomsday profession? Look at The Wesleyan Church

The Wesleyan Church did a study to see what their clergy retention was like from 2005-2008.

Between 2005 and 2008, 483 ministers were ordained in The Wesleyan Church, and 415 stayed that way. Only 14 percent of ordained clergy left, and six percent of those left in good standing, four percent left for unknown reasons, and only four percent (18 clergy) had to be removed.

Read Ed Stetzer's full article.