Entries in Ministry Burnout, Self-Care (5)

Monday
Nov012010

Burnout and Self-Care for Church Leaders

A general overview of five Ministry Resource Guides that are targeted to the dynamics of burnout and self-care: Ministry Burnout, Minister Self-Care, Ministry Support Systems, Pastoral Theology, and Strengthening and Renewing the Ministry Call.

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Monday
Nov012010

Self-Care for Church Leaders

Covers the spiritual, theological, and physical dimensions of burnout, including special tools for leaders of small churches. Also includes family resources, sabbatical guides, and help for navigating life transitions.

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Tuesday
Nov022010

Burnout in Church Leaders, Preventing and Overcoming

Addresses the factors contributing to ministry burnout and how to equip oneself for a vibrant, effective, long-term ministry. Includes classic texts by Hiltner and Willimon, as well as several newer works.

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Wednesday
Nov032010

Support Systems for Church Leaders

Describes resources to help build both congregational and collegial support systems for ministers.

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Thursday
Nov042010

Strengthening, Renewing Call to Christian Ministry

Helps ministers recover their faith and hope in the value of ministry, the place of the church in God’s economy, and the importance of perseverance in the face of difficulty. Similar to the guide on Pastoral Theology, but not all resources fit in the theological category. Features authors such as Niebuhr and Yancey.

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