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SEVEN STEPS TO PERSONAL ALIGNMENT: PART 1

By | Alignment, Anxiety, Burnout, Calling, Career, Depression, Emotional Health, Leadership, Ministry Leader, Missionary, Pastor, Quitting, Uncategorized | No Comments

Healthy leadership is all about alignment. A groundbreaking 2017 report from Barna Institute, studying 14,000 Protestant lead pastors in the United States, revealed some alarming statistics: 37% of lead pastors are at medium to high risk of burnout 40% are…

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HOW TO BE PASSIONATE ABOUT YOUR CALLING WITHOUT BEING DRIVEN

By | Anxiety, Burnout, Calling, Career, Emotional Health, Fatigue, Leadership, Mentors, Ministry Leader, Missionary, Pastor, Stress, Uncategorized, Work, Workaholism | No Comments

What drives you? Passion? Or adrenaline? Passion is an intense desire or enthusiasm for something. Adrenaline is a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands, especially in conditions of stress, increasing rates of blood circulation, breathing, and preparing muscles for exertion….

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3 WARNINGS EVERY LEADER SHOULD HEED ABOUT WORK-WEEK LENGTH

By | Burnout, Calling, Career, Emotional Health, Fatigue, Leadership, Ministry Leader, Missionary, Pastor, Productivity, Uncategorized, Work, Workaholism | One Comment

What is the ideal work-week length? In 1900, the Ford Motor Company commissioned a series of tests to determine how long a workweek should be to optimize productivity. Ford discovered the “sweet spot” was forty hours per week. Sara Robinson,…

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THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS I LEARNED IN 2018

By | Burnout, Calling, Career, Depression, Emotional Health, Fatigue, Leadership, Ministry Leader, Missionary, Pastor, Productivity, Rest, Stress, Success, Uncategorized, Work | No Comments

Wow—another year is in the books. I know it’s cliché-ish, but every year seems to go faster than its predecessor. I blinked, and 2018 was over. 2018 was an amazing year in so many ways: I have an incredible wife…

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3 SUBTLE DANGERS OF WORKAHOLISM

By | Anxiety, Burnout, Calling, Career, Depression, Emotional Health, Fatigue, Leadership, Ministry Leader, Missionary, Pastor, Productivity, Rest, Stress, Uncategorized, Work, Workaholism | No Comments

I enjoy watching the ABC show, Shark Tank. It’s entertaining, funny, informative, and at times—touching. The show reminds me about the importance of focus, passion, hard work, and commitment to one’s calling. It’s a weekly testament to the power of…

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