Category Archives: Stories

A Pastor’s Son Tells of His Father’s Burnout.

We Did Not Know to Call It Burnout When I arrived at my father’s office, I saw him sitting in the chair behind his desk crying. My mother was at his side. Several deacons and other leaders of the congregation were also in the room. It turns out my father was preaching, had a panic […]
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How I Climbed Out of Burnout

This is what I did to get out of the deep depression of ministry burnout.

The Year I Lost My Mind

My hardest year in ministry was the year of the Inquisition.