Ministry leaders are especially susceptible to burnout: church burnout. If you’ve ever felt this, Pastor, you need a lifeline!
Ministry Quiz: Are You a Zombie Pastor?
Ministry stress, disappointments and pressure sometimes seemed to sap my soul of life, energy and joy.
How to Overcome Decision Fatigue
The landscape changes so quickly that from the time a decision is made early in the week, often we’ve had to make changes to those decisions before the week’s over. Decision Fatigue.
Feeling Un-Qualified? How To Deal With Leadership Stress
When I was growing up I frequently heard the phrase.If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. I’m not sure that’s a saying anymore, but either way, I love a good analogy to help me think through a topic. And I think the phrase applies in leadership. But I’m not sure getting…
Avoid the Leadership “Death Spiral”
An aviation term called a death spiral describes what can happen to a plane in nighttime or poor flying conditions when a pilot loses his sense of the plane’s horizontal orientation. In ministry, leaders can often get caught in a similar downward spiral.
Stress Measurement—4 Subtle Signs You Are Stressed Out!
Stress can diminish brain functioning, which in turn shows up in subtle ways in our bodies. Take the quick self-evaluation below and ask yourself if any of these are true of you.