How Pastors Can Battle the Monday Blues

May 18, 2018
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Podcast Episode #433

Mondays can be difficult for pastors and church staff. Today we discuss why and how to combat those rough Mondays.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • It’s important to interact with church members on Sunday, but it can be draining at times.
  • It might be better to not have all your church meetings on Sundays, but it just might not be possible.
  • Try to include your family as much in ministry to keep them from feeling neglected.
  • Don’t let your church business meetings become gathering places for venom.

The five reasons Mondays often come with the blue are:

  1. Sunday is both emotionally energizing and draining.
  2. Someone made a negative comment before or after the sermon.
  3. There were a lot of meetings on Sunday.
  4. Pastors feel like they neglected their families on Sunday.
  5. They had a business meeting on Sunday night.

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