Ministry Burnout: Are You Next?

Ministry leaders face certain unique risks that could disrupt their leadership role and even end their calling to shepherd God’s people. Here’s the bad news: Burnout ranks at the top of the list in most risk surveys. But there is good news—with proper precautions and...

Creating a Church Budget

Creating a church budget can be an overwhelming task. If your church has never had an operating budget in place, it’s one of the most important things you can do to make sure your finances are safe and you’re operating in a way that accomplishes all God has called you...

5 Ways to Stay Sane at Christmas

The Christmas season is fast approaching, which means a busy time of year for those who work in the local church. Our responsibilities to lead our families and shepherd our flock can put a lot on our plate. If we’re not careful, this time of year—which should be...

The Importance of Community for Pastors

Being a pastor is an extreme privilege. Being used by God in the growth and maturity of believers is deeply fulfilling. But pastoring carries with it a dark side. The job of a pastor can be isolating, discouraging, and hazardous to your emotional wellbeing unless you...