Hey Pastor Darrin Patrick, I’ve got one question… “How’s that god stuff working out for ya???”
In 2016, Pastor Patrick was fired from a six-location megachurch in St. Louis he co-founded for “inappropriate meetings, conversations, and phone calls with two women” and a pattern of sinful conduct, including lying, abuse of power and lack of self-control.
Patrick isn’t the only pastor with mental issues. According to the Schaeffer Institute, 70% of pastors constantly fight depression, and 71% report being burned out.
Meanwhile, 72% of pastors say they only study the Bible when they are preparing for sermons, 80% believe ministry has negatively affected their families, and 70% say they don’t have a close friend.