Ministry leadership will trigger your pain. No matter who you are or how agreeable your community is, we can embrace this as an inevitable part of “doing life” with others. There are also challenges that are unique to people in positions of church leadership that can easily envelop them in what we call a pain cycle.
Swimming or sinking, we have made it to a new year. For many pastors, church leaders, and lay leaders, the last year has brought seasons of unique difficulty and burnout. How would you like to see your outreach develop in the year ahead? The answer may be more connected to how well you are faring than you might have imagined.