Larry McElreath , executive_director of the Gaston Baptist Association , said each year he sees about three to five ministers get fired
.The fact is , McElreath
said , pastors are at the mercy of their congregations , and many are one rumor away from getting fired..
When a church experiences internal conflict , he
said , members often attempt to solve it by giving the pastor the boot.
Sometimes it is the minister's fault , I know that , McElreath said.But the Pastor is not always the problem..
To make matters worse , sometimes other churches don't want to hire pastors if another congregation has let them go , he