A summary of key learnings from the 2020 survey of newly-ordained ministers' experiences being mentored.
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The stress of ministry during COVID is leading good pastors to consider leaving ministry altogether. They're burned out and exhausted. Here's how your council could help.
On January 26 to 27 and February 9 to 10, Pastor Church Resources will host a workshop for pastors who are asking questions about their calling.
Financial Shalom offers opportunities and resources for your financial well-being as a pastor, including webinars and a funded Fellowship for bivocational pastors.
When we have hard conversations, it's easy to get stuck. Good process can help keep groups focused on moving forward with the important stuff.
Making a difference in people’s lives is a big part of what motivates CRC pastors. What happens when a pandemic strikes and you begin to suspect you haven’t made much of a difference after all?
I have strong beliefs about many of the issues addressed in the study report. I assume you do, too. What can it look like, practically, to live into Paul’s instructions to a church divided this way?
Nine years into being a pastor, I got a phone call from a woman who was not a member of the church I was serving. She wanted to arrange to come and “do her fifth step” with me.
In this book, you'll learn about narcissism and how it affects pastors and churches. You’ll likely learn some things about yourself as well.
Hi Pastor Will, thanks for reading and your interest in the Fellowship. This opportunity was first announced on November 5th via the 'For Pastors' email list and other media, including a Financial...posted on: Attention, Bivocational Pastors!
I really like your suggestion. In fact, I think I might include it in a future revision of the blog. It makes sense that meeting with ministry leaders could offer a more realistic...posted on: Pastors, How to Interview Your Next Church
Thanks so much for your comment. We appreciate hearing how real pastors and real churches experience the search process. I thought I’d offer a word about pastor search firms (from...posted on: Pastors, How to Interview Your Next Church
Thanks for this excellent blog post Bonnie. I hope it speaks to many.posted on: Help in the Midst of Trauma
Thanks for sharing your journey with spiritual direction Henry. I hope it results in others becoming curious about it and checking it out.
Pastor Church Resources has a resource that folks...posted on: Spiritual Direction