Resources

Eventually, this page will be filled with practical resources for the Pastor who desires to live life to the full so he or she can leads others to fullness of life. These resources will address Sabbatical Planning, Sabbatical Policies, Staff Assessment and Team Building, and more.

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Click here to see and obtain recommended books and other resources.

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Recognizing the importance and necessity for busy pastors to have an opportunity to take an extended break for renewal and refreshment, Lilly Endowment in 2000 introduced a new competitive grants program. The program awards grants to congregations that offer a program for the renewal of their pastor and, at the same time, give the congregations themselves an opportunity to better themselves as vital places of worship and mission.

Click here for more information regarding the Lilly Endowment Sabbatical Grant Program.

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If you’re wondering if what you’re experiencing might be burnout, check out the myriad of information and resources at PastorBurnout.com.

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Emotionally Healthy Spirituality offers an excellent resource for Pastors and Churches to integrate the principles of this material into their lives. It’s called the EHS Church-wide Initiative, and you can see what it entails here. You can also order the Kit there. I serve as a Ministry Representative with EHS and as the Coordinator for Churches doing the Church-wide Initiative. If you have any questions about the Initiative, let me know!

Help When You Hurt

Who ministers to the Minister when you're hurting? Many do, and they can be found on this listing. Please find a friend in your area and seek the help you need today.
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A Place For You

Many Pastors are not aware that all over the country are a number of places you can retreat to for a number of given reasons or purposes. Find some of them here, get there, and find your pace!
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