How Pastors Can Use Feelings of Restlessness in a Positive Way for Their Churches

Episode #805
June 13, 2023
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Most pastors and church leaders will have at least one season of restlessness. It’s the nagging question that keeps you thinking . . . what’s next? In the case of the church, this question can be corporate, meaning you’re thinking what’s next? for the entire congregation. This question can also be personal, meaning what’s next? for me individually. Thom and Sam discuss how pastors can use feelings of restlessness in a positive way.

1. There is a biblical call to contentment in ministry, regardless of “success” or not.

2. Use restlessness to create opportunities to serve others. Make restlessness about the people you serve.

3. The grass is always greener, especially when you are restless.

4. Don’t fear restlessness, but don’t embrace it either.

5. Sometimes restlessness may cause you to pause, but it should never put you in retreat.


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