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5 PRACTICAL HACKS TO 5 SURPRISING STRESSORS PASTORS FACE

By | Assignment, Burnout, Calling, discouragement, Emotional Health, Fatigue, Leadership, Ministry Leader, Pastor, Rest, Stress, Uncategorized | No Comments

If you’ve answered the divine call to pastoral ministry, you’ve signed up for both a fulfilling and stressful journey. In last week’s post 5 Surprising Stressors Pastors Face we outlined some major contributors to the stress load pastors experience: Difficulty separating…

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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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