Identifying and Overcoming Pastoral Burnout

October 11, 2013
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Podcast Episode #026

I’ve been concerned about pastoral burnout for many years. I’ve seen it happen to too many pastors during my ministry. Because of this, I’ve been able to identify seven root causes for burnout as it relates to the pastor.

  1. The 24/7 mentality.
  2. Conflict.
  3. Expectations.
  4. Unwillingness to let go.
  5. No friends.
  6. Not suited for some tasks.
  7. No life outside the church.

Today we address these seven areas and ways to overcome the issues as to avoid pastoral burnout.

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