Pastor Sabbatical: Why You Need It

If you’ve been in the ministry for five years or more, you’ve felt it. Weariness and depression settle in slowly like a cold, dark cloud until the light of vision is gone. Like a drowning victim, you rise to catch a breath and fight on, but in time, you go under...

A Pastor’s Guide to Delegation

I woke up early this morning, had my quiet time, and began working on my own ministry. I was quickly reminded why leaders must become proficient at the skill of delegating. I have more vision than I have capacity, and so do you. I think life and ministry are like this...

Pastor Burnout: Don’t Let it Happen to You

Pastor Burnout: It happened subtly; like a frog in a kettle, I didn’t know I was headed to disaster until it was too late. I didn’t see it coming, but I knew when it had happened. The church I led had plateaued and I was working my tail off to get it growing. Before I...