Burnout & Resilience

The Battle for Hope

“Life is Difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest.” These thought-provoking words open “The Road Less Traveled” by psychiatrist Scott Peck. His book has gone on to become the second best-selling nonfiction book of all time after The Bible. The words also...

Resilience

If you are a leader or clergy person the question in your life at some point is how do I have excellence in my ministry and finish well? Check out this video to find out some good steps!

Skimming & Speeding

A few weeks past I had the privilege of being in a meeting with renowned church leader Bill Hybels of Willowcreek church. I was with a group of 22 mega-church pastors who invited Bill to spend a day informally dialoging about leadership. The morning group time focused...

Tired or Burned Out?

Take our short survey to determine whether you're just tired or jeopardizing your health. Statistics support what many in ministry feel “tired, edgy and emotionally and physically weary.” A 1998 Focus on the Family report found that 80 percent of pastors and 84...

Burnout Happens

You are looking at a desperate man. He is in over his head. Overwhelmed, anxious, and unable to sleep, he is easily distracted from his work, which he dreads. His wife and children walk on eggshells around him. He is a pastor. This situation is not uncommon. A 1998...