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God’s Remedy for Emotional Exhaustion

“Elijah was afraid and ran for his life . . . The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the …

Six Steps to Building Margin in Your Life

Too many church leaders serve out of exhaustion. But leaders need margin. It’s crucial for healthy ministries. In my previous …

Why Margin Matters for Your Ministry

If you’re like most pastors, you are tired. Exhausted may be more like it. One survey said that 84 percent …

5 Ways to Relax in God’s Goodness

I’ll never forget my first year leading Saddleback Church. I constantly worked 18-hour days. In fact, Kay did, too. On …

Nine Reasons for Your Burnout

Most of us have run out of gas at some point. It’s painful. When my kids were young, we went …

Four Ways to Keep Your Emotional Tank Filled

Due to the unique circumstances of the past two years, many pastors have faced or are facing burnout. If that’s …

7 Stress-Busting Habits to Transform Your Year

It’s no secret that the last two years have been stressful for pastors. One LifeWay Research study in 2021 found …

Four Ways to Restore Your Strength During Tough Times

We all have moments when we feel like the demands of ministry are too much. We’re ready to quit. Over …

7 Secrets to Overcoming Discouragement

No matter what’s discouraging you today, know this: You’re not alone. The greatest missionary in the history of the church …

Three Ways to Recharge During Your Sabbath

I know many pastors who have been exhausted over the last year. Pastoring during a pandemic has brought unique challenges …

7 Ways to Lead a Team That Goes the Distance

The work done by your team—your staff and volunteers—has eternal consequences. But your team members cannot serve effectively if they’re …

5 Ways to Relax When You’re Overworked

As ministry leaders, we approach each day with passion because we’re working for God, and our mission is literally to …

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