I know, as a Pastor who has trudged through the valley of burnout, that church growth can be a powerful drug for a church leader. The temporary “high” of a well-attended event, a high-attendance Sunday, an influx of new members or baptisms, etc. can have a numbing effect that keeps us distracted from the brokenness deep within us that needs to be addressed.
When Church Growth Is the Drug of Choice
Are You Walking Through BURNOUT in Your Leadership?
I’ve read back through journals I kept during one of the hardest seasons of my life and I feel two things.
- Gratitude! I’m grateful to have emerged from the dark valley of leadership burnout.
- Burdened! I’m passionate about offering other leaders a word of encouragement.
I put together, out of my own experience, a list of factors that indicate you’re either headed for burnout or you’re right in the middle of it. Click the graphic or the button to download a free copy of The Burnout Checklist.