Newbury clock tower

Newbury clock tower
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Thursday, 29 November 2018

Avoiding Burnout Part 2 - Pastoral Ministry & Burnout

Burnout in Pastoral ministry is common. Many of us will know a church leader who worked hard, gave himself to the church and as the years progressed...hit the buffers or crashed, emotionally done in. Leading a church is hard work: it is emotionally demanding; expectations are high; you get criticised; you have to perform; it is spiritual warfare; it takes its toll. How then do we maintain a healthy emotionally life that sees us thriving through the decades and running through the tape at the end?
One very helpful resource for pastoral workers is from the 9Marks Journal:
Pastoral Burnout its Causes and Cures

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