Overcoming Pastoral Burnout

Episode #011
June 28, 2013
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Podcast Episode #011

We discuss a recent post on the blog dealing with how to overcome pastoral burnout. Burnout is a real and present danger to those in ministry, and these 12 tips will help you or your pastor know when to recognize burnout and how to overcome it.

Listener Questions

Tom asks: Why do leaders/pastors quit?
Fred asks: When a pastor is bivocational and works another full-time job on top of his church responsibilities how can he accomplish his calling of preaching the word, equipng the saints for ministry, and meet all the expectations of the membership while at the same time be a good husband and father to his family?
Rex asks:  Should Pastors take refresh classes or time for refreshing after a certain number of years in minstry?

Episode Sponsor

This week’s podcast is brought to you by Auxano and the Vision Room. VisionRoom.com is an online gathering of articles, tools and resources designed for church leaders like you who value vision clarity and want to live out that vision in meaningful ways. For more information visit VisionRoom.com.


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