The role of shepherd is a theme seen throughout all of Scripture. Most Americans don’t really believe they need to be shepherded and think they can live the Christian life on their own with just good Bible teachers. However, biblically, the true role of a minister is to be a shepherd of God’s flock, protecting and leading the flock, warning of any dangers ahead. Are you as wise and discerning on your own as you think you are? If you call yourself a sheep of God, do you allow Christ to shepherd you? Are you willing to heed the counsel of his under-shepherds as well? A true pastor will pastor what is best for your soul before a holy God to help you walk in joy and freedom in Christ.