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Just 1 in 7 Pastors Are Now Under the Age of 40

BY RELEVANT CHURCH / GOD January 30, 2017

New research shows that Christian pastors in America are getting older.

The State of Pastors 2017 study, which was conduct in a partnership between Pepperdine University and Barna, found that age of the average pastor has risen somewhat dramatically since 1991, when it was 44-years-old. Today, the average age is 54.

And, only 1 in 7 are younger than the age of 40. The research team conducted more than 14,000 interviews over the course of three years.