Father vs. Pastor vs. Priest: What’s the Difference?

Young preist doing prayers at a wooden table while holding a cross

Father is a title we traditionally use to greet a church leader like a pastor, a priest, a deacon, or a bishop. A priest is the ordained minister of any Catholic-based Church. In comparison, a pastor is the spiritual leader of any other type of Christian congregation. Whether we call him pastor, or priest, or … Read more

Father Time & The Grim Reaper Differences

Grim reaper walking in the forest with father time

Father Time is the personification of time, and The Grim Reaper is the personification of death. They are two distinctly different characters in folklore. However, they also share a bond, because with the inevitable and unstoppable passing of time the result is always eventually, without exception, death. One of my fondest memories is of my … Read more

Can Your Father Be Your Best Man?

Father, who is best man at a wedding, sitting down at table socialising

Your father can be your best man. There are no fixed rules about who fulfills this duty at your wedding. Traditionally the best man was supposed to have been the groom’s brother or closest male friend, but this is no longer the case, and you can have your father perform this role, especially if you … Read more

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