Best Job In The World – Being A Pastor

Parish ministry is still the best job in the world. But who believes this anymore?  And why should they? Attitudes about the church have changed so much that it was inevitable that young people look askance at the idea of a career as clergy-person.  Over the years, we have talked with so many clergy who…

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Ministry Burnout and The Clergy Sabbatical

Recently, I read an article about ministry burnout. One of the author’s preventive measures to avoid burnout is to make sure the pastor takes one day a week “off.” I had to re-read this.  What?  Do people today really believe that the way to make sure pastors don’t burnout is to encourage them to take…

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